Blank endorsement: A blank endorsement is made by signing your name on the back of the check.
You must sign it exactly the way it appears on the “Pay to the Order of” line.
Anyone can cash or deposit a check with a blank endorsement, even if the check is not written to him or her.
Is it illegal to cash someone else’s check?
If they have co-signed the check, it is legal and called a 3th party check. Not all banks accept them, but a few do. If you get (steal), blank checks from someone else, fill it in with a forged signature, then cash it, you are violation of both State and Federal laws.
How can I cash a check without ID?
When most people receive a check, they deposit it in their bank account, cash it at their bank, or show their ID and cash it at the bank that issued the check. It’s possible to cash a check without a bank account by cashing it at the issuing bank or a check cashing store.
How do you cash a check made out to someone else?
When you write a check, you don’t always have to specify who gets the money. A check that says “Pay to the Order of: Cash” can be cashed or deposited by anybody.
Can someone cash my lost check?
If it is a CASH check – it is as good as CASH and you lost it – That is check is written payable to CASH. If it is made to your name and you endorsed it (signed in the back of the check or wrote your account number to make the deposit), you can recover the money – it is the Bank’s fault not to check for identification.