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Financial Advisor Associate - Morgan Stanley (Santa Maria, CA)

Morgan Stanley Smith Barney LLC.Member SIPC. . 2012-PS-1298 09/12 12/11 2011-PS-3075 Source:

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The fraudster will send a check to the victim who has accepted a job. The check can be for multiple reasons such as signing bonus, supplies, etc. The victim will be instructed to deposit the check and use the money for any of these reasons and then instructed to send the remaining funds to the fraudster. The check will bounce and the victim is left responsible.