Fake News, Fake Bank Statements

By Virginia Christie
June 4, 2020

Our perceptions of reality have been literally and figuratively altered in the digital age. Increasingly, software becomes available to manipulate images. Now, software exists from multiple vendors to alter bank statements with startling facsimile to the original statements.  This regrettably encourages wrongdoers and frustrates detection of fraudulent transactions. If the credibility of the entity or individual providing electronic or printed bank statements becomes suspect, go to the bank for the statements. If you are interested in seeing some of the software, please contact Virginia Christie, CFE at our firm. Here is a portion of one vendor’s web page: