Jack Sheehy, co-owner of Southern Sweets, shows a traveler's check his employee recently accepted that turned out to be counterfeit -- but it's not clear how Sheehy could have spotted the fake since it looks just like normal traveler's checks, he said.
Jack Sheehy, co-owner of Southern Sweets, shows a traveler's check his employee recently accepted that turned out to be counterfeit -- but it's not clear how Sheehy could have spotted the fake since it looks just like normal traveler's checks, he said. Staff photo
Jack Sheehy, co-owner of Southern Sweets, shows a traveler's check his employee recently accepted that turned out to be counterfeit -- but it's not clear how Sheehy could have spotted the fake since it looks just like normal traveler's checks, he said. Staff photo

Downtown Beaufort merchant warns businesses about fake traveler's check

July 10, 2013 12:00 PM