According to a recent survey by J.P. Morgan & Association for Financial Professionals, 75% of the organizations surveyed experienced check fraud in 2016. This is a reversal of the declining trend in check fraud since 2010 and an increase from 71% in 2015. Check fraud has been and still continues to be one of the payment methods most often exposed to fraud. In the survey by J.P. Morgan & AFP, it also points out that in 2016, 59% of survey responders experienced between one and five incidents. With the renewed increase of check fraud it is more important than ever to safeguard your organization from this crime. We have compiled a list of best practices to help your firm reduce its exposure.