At Cornerstone Bank, we are always looking for ways to help you understand fraud and learn what makes you vulnerable to protect you from it.
Generally in 2020, the date would be shortened from 2020 to 20. However, it is important to write out the year 2020 in its entirety when writing, signing, or dating a legal document.
Why? If you sign a document with a date of 1/8/20, the date could easily be altered to read 1/8/2018, or any other year. Although any date can be altered, 2020 should be written out in its entirety and not be abbreviated to help protect yourself from fraud.
Fraud can happen to anyone, anywhere, and anytime. The best way of avoiding fraud is to be aware of the tactics and the red flags. Read our tips to learn more.