ALPINE, TX (KWES) - Alpine Police are urging people to be on the lookout after some residents recently received fraudulent checks.
The checks varied in amounts up to $2000 and were received through various carriers.
Victims received a letter with the fraudulent check, telling them to cash the check, return a portion through the mail and keep the remainder.
Some banks cashed the checks, but one they discovered the fraud, they had to recover the money from the victims.
Alpine Police are warning residents that if it seems too good to be true, it probably is.