Fleetwood, PA asked in Banking for Pennsylvania

Q: what if I unknowingly deposited a fraudulant check?

My boyfreind is in cape town. His UK bank account was locked so he had me send him my own funds through bitcoin. Now he had a "client" send me a check to deposit in my account so he could pull it through Krakken. The bank closed my account and said the check is fraudulant. I called the bank it came from to verify it and I was told it was good. What do I do?

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Wyomissing, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: Ask the bank to verify it. But it sounds fishy. You should be able to get your funds out of the bank. You sent your money to someone in S.Africa whose UK bank account was locked? That does look like more than a few red flags. Your boyfriend didn't even pay but had a "client" pay? Sorry but the bank is the least of your worries.

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