The El Centro Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau has just received notice from the Burgers & Beer Corporate Office that fraudulent checks are being cashed at varies businesses using a Burgers & Beer account number.
The suspects have forged one of Burgers & Beer’s business checks and have written various fraudulent checks using their account information.
To date, checks have been cashed in El Centro at liquor stores and in Calexico at check cashing facilities. Burgers & Beer requests that you please be cautious of checks written on their behalf that seem out of the ordinary. If you suspect you’ve received a fraudulent Burgers & Beer check, please contact Abby Hernandez of Burgers & Beer Corporate Office at (760) 337-5788 for check verification.
If you experience someone trying to cash a check that seems questionable, please contact your local police department immediately.