CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — This year, you may want to think twice before abbreviating the date on documents.
Authorities are warning that shortening “2020” to just “20” makes it easier for scammers to forge important paperwork.
Take a look. Here's a check with the date on it.
A scammer could easily manipulate the year to read "2021."
Or any other year from this century.
Authorities say writing out the full date could save you big in the long run.