6 money habits that are illegal

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Let’s assume you’re a nice, honest person. You would never, ever contemplate committing a serious financial crime like forgery, counterfeiting or loan fraud.

But it can be surprisingly easy to find yourself breaking the law by adopting a dicey financial practice that seems innocent. You tell yourself, “Everybody does it,” “I was just trying to help,” or, “It seemed like a good idea at the time.” The odds of getting caught might seem slim, but the consequences can be harsh.

Here are 6 money habits you should quit now.