Check deposit scam?
What happens if you're scammed for thousands and your bank account is left in the negative? What if you didn't/couldn't pay the money back in the time frame given.
FYI I did not deposit the check myself the scammer did.
I did not deposit or withdrawal. I never touched the money, at all.
- STEVEN FLv 73 months ago
Unless your update is BS, you lied, if only by omission. Someone WITHDREW at least part of the bogus deposit.
If you made the withdraw, you WILL pay it back. The only question is how.
If the bank allowed an unauthorized withdraw, they are liable an you shouldn't be paying anything back.
- babyboomer1001Lv 73 months ago
If you were involved in a scam, that's your business. If you ripped off your bank and failed to deposit "good" money, and spent what you didn't have, then you will have to repay it plus interest, and possibly face criminal charges and go to jail. If you can't pay it now, you will pay it later. Somehow, some day. You will repay it.Source(s): Certified Paralegal, with 25+ years' experience.
- JudyLv 73 months ago
Thy close the account and your credit is ruined.
- StephenWeinsteinLv 73 months ago
Your account is closed and you are reported to CheckSystem so you cannot open another one at any bank. And you still have the pay the money. In some cases, even though you were a victim of the scam, you can still be arrested for depositing the check.
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- KennyLv 73 months ago
Being action against the bank for negligence .
- Wayne ZLv 73 months ago
Civil Action - Sued by the bank.
Criminal Action - Charged with Criminal Fraud
- AdamLv 53 months ago
Then you will owe the money and it will go to their debt recovery team, this is assuming the bank insists you are at fault, anyway your best to talk to the bank and not stick your head in the sand