Question: Can I Deposit A Check That Is Not In My Name?

How can I cash a check that is not in my name 2020?

Originally Answered: How do you cash a check written for someone else.

Have the person the check is written to (the payee) go with you to their bank.

In front of the teller, have them endorse the check with the words “pay to the order of .” Then show the teller your ID..

What if I deposit a check that isn’t mine?

Regardless, no bank is going to accept a check for deposit that isn’t made out to you. Doesn’t matter if you use an ATM machine. Once it goes through the process it will be rejected, the true owner informed, your identity confirmed, and you will be arrested.

Can I deposit a check that is not in my name Wells Fargo?

Hi Khalil: No. You are not able to deposit a check made payable to someone else, and deposit it into your own account. Wells Fargo has stopped taking third party checks. The person that the check is made payable to needs to be there with a valid ID.

What happens if you cash someone else’s check?

Cashing someone else’s check is called uttering a forged instrument and also grand theft, bank fraud. It is a felony in all states and carries a prison term.

Can I endorse my stimulus check to someone else to cash?

In such cases, you can endorse the check to the person, just as you would with any other check, so the individual can cash it. In the endorsement area behind the check, write “Pay to the order of” on the first line, followed by the individual’s name and your name as it appears on front of the check.