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Unread 08-14-2008, 01:45 PM
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Exclamation Visa Travlers Cheques

TO: All Northeast Equipment Dealers Association Members

We just received notification about a fake travelers-check scam. You may have already received this information, but just in case you didn't, we wanted to pass this along:

Visa has become aware of a fake travelers check scam involving the presentation and recovery of counterfeit $200 and $500 Visa Travelers Cheques.

What You Should Do

DO NOT ACCEPT ANY $200 Visa Travelers Cheques. If you receive a $500 Visa Travelers Cheque, please contact Visa immediately by calling 1-800-227-6811 (toll-free) to verify the validity of the cheque. DO NOT ACCEPT any $500 Visa Travelers Cheques without first contacting Visa.

Visa Travelers Cheque Acceptance Guidelines

Attached are Visa Travelers Cheque Acceptance Guidelines, which provide useful information about the security features of this product and include details on how to contact Visa for cheque verification. If you would like to receive hard copies of these guidelines free of charge, please send an email to

For more information on this fake travelers check scam, please visit

Please share this with all your employees, and let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

Thank you,

Dave Close
Operations Manager
Northeast Equipment Dealers Association
Liverpool, NY 13088
800-932-0607 ext. 235
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