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Never Shorten 2020 To 20 On Legal Documents

Monday, January 13, 2020

Here’s Why You Should Never Shorten 2020 To 20 On Legal Documents

When you sign and date legal documents this new year, it would make sense to shorten 2020 to 20, wouldn’t it? Apparently not, according to law enforcement, who are warning that this habit could put you at major risk of fraud.

The problem stems from the ease at which the year 20 can be changed to any date from the last two decades. For example 04/01/20 could easily be changed to 04/01/2017, giving scammers a chance to defraud you.


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 Kate O’Flaherty
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