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Seeking Information for "Work Related" Victims

The FBI's Birmingham Division is investigating a Telegram Chat called "Work Related Slips." The "Work Related" channel sells checks issued by businesses. The administrator of the channel uses the usernames "01iHK" and "01iHK1" and mails the stolen checks to the purchaser. During the investigation, it was discovered that a check drawn against your bank account was identified on this cyber fraud marketplace.

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2. Did you, your business, or organization have a check attempted to be fraudulently cashed in your name between October 22, 2022 and August 8, 2023?

5. Did your bank refund the money?

7. Was a police report filed by you?

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The FBI is authorized to collect the information on this form by one or more of the following provisions: Title 28, United States Code, sections 533 and 534; Title 28, Code of Federal Regulations, section 0.85; and the Attorney General Guidelines for Victim and Witness Assistance. The information requested will assist the FBI in providing you with assistance to which crime victims are entitled under federal law. You do not have to provide the requested information; however, failure to do so may hinder the FBI in providing you with crime victim assistance. The information collected on this form is protected by the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, Title 5, United States Code section 552a, and is maintained in the FBI’s Central Records System, DOJ/FBI-002, a description of which was published in the Federal Register at 63 Fed. Reg. 8671 (Feb. 20, 1998) and which may be viewed at