This Date in Wells Fargo History Daily: This Date in History news feed. en-US Copyright 2015, Wells Fargo. All rights reserved. Sun, 01 Feb 2015 history 360 This Date in Wells Fargo History February 1, 1904. Increasing or "raising" the amount on checks and money orders became a lucrative pastime for forgers, and Wells Fargo took special care to protect its customers. The Company changed money order styles frequently. Series "W" appeared today, with a "pony rider" design, and the usual Company watermark. "Agents and employees should acquaint themselves with every detail of the Company's Money Orders," Wells Fargo said, "so that they may quickly and correctly determine their genuineness and readily detect any erasures or alterations."

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