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DEFENDERS: Don’t abbreviate 2020 on documents

Consumer advocates are warning you not to abbreviate the new year on official documents because it can be easily changed.

Documents dated with a 20 could be changed to 2021, or any year in the 21st Century. Consumer advocates say it's best to write out '2020' on all official paperwork and checks.

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Deborah Kendrick

Deborah is a weekday evening anchor and investigative reporter for ABC 17 News.

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