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(The Hill)   Trump's probably hoping someone will steal his identity and actually put money into his account   (thehill.com) divider line
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2020-05-23 4:08:33 AM  
22 votes:

IlGreven: enry: Nobody wants to steal his identity so that's probably the safest set of routing numbers on the planet.

No one wants to physically impersonate him.

Everyone would like to use his name to get at his money.


His what?
 
2020-05-23 5:29:54 AM  
11 votes:
Bfd. Donate 100k and bill the US 100M for golf and hotel rooms.
 
2020-05-23 4:57:25 AM  
10 votes:
When the cameras stop rolling that check will be shredded. He's pulled this canard before
"Look how much I'm sacrificing! (while I fleece taxpayers X1000 behind the back)"
 
2020-05-23 4:13:55 AM  
9 votes:
There's no money there.
 
2020-05-22 11:33:38 PM  
7 votes:
Don't matter. shiatz empty
 
2020-05-22 11:23:03 PM  
6 votes:
Dumber than the blow up doll she emulates
 
2020-05-23 5:19:43 AM  
5 votes:

berylman: When the cameras stop rolling that check will be shredded. He's pulled this canard before
"Look how much I'm sacrificing! (while I fleece taxpayers X1000 behind the back)"


Someone here on Fark has pointed out that Trump can't donate directly to a department like that.  It has to go through Congress. It is just an empty gesture, nothing more.
 
2020-05-23 6:58:58 AM  
4 votes:
Why is she still waving that check around on May 22 when it was dated April 21?
Is it going to be donated or not?
Where is the cancelled check? Do they still do that? I'm living in the cashless future.
 
2020-05-23 6:40:27 AM  
4 votes:
Trump's probably hoping someone will steal his identity and actually put money into his account

Russia if you're listening
 
2020-05-23 6:06:13 AM  
4 votes:
Above and beyond the stupidity of showing the check and my disbelief that he is actually "donating"  his salary - Why is he still getting a paper check and not using direct deposit?
 
2020-05-22 10:53:56 PM  
4 votes:
Nobody wants to steal his identity so that's probably the safest set of routing numbers on the planet.
 
2020-05-23 10:34:57 AM  
3 votes:
And, of course, he's lying and she's lying.

You CANNOT give money to any part of the Federal Government. All such checks are returned undeposited. You can give money to the Federal Government as a whole, or to reduce the public debt. You can find out how online if you're so inclined.

He's writing them to departments because he's counting on you not knowing this. The checks are returned uncashed. He then just keeps the money, and people who are unaware of the law or just farking stupid enough to believe that Impeached President Donald John Trump would give away money think that he's donated his salary.

It's a lie, and the fact that the sheep in the press pool don't call him on is part of the reason why we're in this hell.
 
2020-05-23 7:46:34 AM  
2 votes:

MelGoesOnTour: Circusdog320: She went to Harvard so she's more smarterer!

Really?


let me guess. she had a perfect SAT score and was on the crew team.
 
2020-05-23 7:34:32 AM  
2 votes:

TheGrayCat: Above and beyond the stupidity of showing the check and my disbelief that he is actually "donating"  his salary - Why is he still getting a paper check and not using direct deposit?


Novelty check for a novelty president.
 
2020-05-22 11:24:57 PM  
2 votes:

Circusdog320: She went to Harvard so she's more smarterer!


For real? She did?

Christ.
 
2020-05-23 2:40:26 PM  
1 vote:
PSA: If you haven't created an account at your state's government site that would be linked to unemployment benefits in some manner, or haven't linked your state's unemployment service to your existing state account, you should do so now to prevent fraud, because the identity thieves are hitting them hard. You should do this even if you are still employed and not collecting unemployment to prevent fraudulent accounts from being made based on your Social Security Number.

The specifics will vary greatly between states. As one example, in the state of Washington, you go to the Employment Security Department (ESD) website to create a Secure Access Washington (SAW) account if you don't already have one, or to link the ESD to your SAW account if you already have one for other purposes like renewing license plates.
 
2020-05-23 12:59:47 PM  
1 vote:

Dead for Tax Reasons: chucknasty: MelGoesOnTour: Circusdog320: She went to Harvard so she's more smarterer!

Really?

let me guess. she had a perfect SAT score and was on the crew team.

only when the football team had an away game...


nice.
I actually looked and I cannot find her passing a bar exam. she went to Harvard Law School and was never a lawyer, just a Stepford wife. I almost feel bad for her. almost. that is like getting your pilot's license but never flying a plane. her looks only lasted for so long. it is all downhill from here.
 
2020-05-23 11:28:12 AM  
1 vote:
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2020-05-23 9:56:19 AM  
1 vote:

willwall: This is like claiming that you can withdrawal from my account because you know where the nearest branch is. A routing number is not personally identifying information. It's the bank's electronic address and is on the check of every single person who banks there.

It astounds me that as the richest nation on earth Americans are so dumb about how basic finances work.


Uh, don't checks also have the account number on them?
 
2020-05-23 8:33:20 AM  
1 vote:

rightClick: rightClick: Here's how hard it is to find a bank's routing numbers.

https://lmgtfy.com/?q=capital+one+rout​ing+numbers&pp=1

Go all the way down to the second link.


Forgot to add, the one on the check is the first routing number listed.


Seems like everyone in this thread, along with the writer of the article, have ZERO idea how checks work.
 
2020-05-23 8:20:07 AM  
1 vote:
Here's how hard it is to find a bank's routing numbers.

https://lmgtfy.com/?q=capital+one+rou​t​ing+numbers&pp=1

Go all the way down to the second link.
 
2020-05-23 8:00:44 AM  
1 vote:
It was a prop anyways. Charity is not even the worst thing Trump lies about.
 
2020-05-23 5:43:01 AM  
1 vote:

Iggie: berylman: When the cameras stop rolling that check will be shredded. He's pulled this canard before
"Look how much I'm sacrificing! (while I fleece taxpayers X1000 behind the back)"

Someone here on Fark has pointed out that Trump can't donate directly to a department like that.  It has to go through Congress. It is just an empty gesture, nothing more.


I believe you can pay directly to the Treasury.
 
2020-05-23 5:31:19 AM  
1 vote:
Tax dodge.
 
2020-05-23 4:59:32 AM  
1 vote:

IlGreven: enry: Nobody wants to steal his identity so that's probably the safest set of routing numbers on the planet.

No one wants to physically impersonate him.

Everyone would like to use his name to get at his money.


Aw hell nah. Even if I were a pro thief I'd want nothing to do with that account. There's no telling what I'd be getting into. Russians, for example.
 
2020-05-23 4:27:39 AM  
1 vote:

mattj1984: Can you imagine the cred any hacker would get from stealing from the president...


Better yet ... sign him up for all of the porns.

/ Melanie would likely not be surprised.
 
2020-05-23 4:10:41 AM  
1 vote:

IlGreven: enry: Nobody wants to steal his identity so that's probably the safest set of routing numbers on the planet.

No one wants to physically impersonate him.

Everyone would like to use his name to get at his money.


His money?

1st rule of crime club: Don't steal from the Mob.
 
2020-05-22 10:54:26 PM  
1 vote:
She went to Harvard so she's more smarterer!
 
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