During this interaction, Mano allegedly cashed the cashier's check
and walked into the vault area to count and collect the cash, according to court documents.
Then the bank delivered the bad news: the cashier's check
was a forgery.
Lauderdale firm recently reported it received a $600,000 cashier's check
, "from Canada, of course," for a yacht sale transaction, as did another maritime attorney in the same area.
What if, even after being assured by an officer of the depository bank as to the availability of funds represented by the cashier's check
, the depositor again asks a different officer to confirm what the first had said and is again assured of this impending availability?
In addition, the government seized their house, a 2005 Mercedes C230, a 2004 Hummer H2, electronics, furniture and jewelry worth an estimated $300,000, as well as $200,000 worth of cashier's checks
The dishonor of the NSF check, followed shortly after by JWJ's delivery of the replacement cashier's check
, changed the nature of the transaction from what was originally intended to be a contemporaneous cash exchange for new value (the NSF Check tendered in exchange for Endo Steel's unconditional release of the bond), to a credit transaction (the NSF check paid by the replacement cashier's check
He simply was trying to get her to cash a phony cashier's check
and send him money.
The cashier's check
scam works because banks typically permit the immediate disbursement of funds based on a cashier's check
before it is finally settled and because Bar Rule 5-1.
Ultimately Caprario received what appeared to be a cashier's check
drawn on a Wyoming bank for $5,500 for the entire purchase.
The letter asks the `winner' to send a cashier's check
back to the sweepstakes company, which promises more cash once a `nonresidence tax' is paid up front,'' Lt.
Opening bid is $100,000, with a certified or cashier's check
in the amount of $10,00 required to buy.
Investigation revealed that an individual or individuals were ordering computer-related products all over the country and offering the same counterfeit cashier's check