Red Alert is a system that will inform other businesses when fraud has taken place somewhere else. This will allow for quicker identification of bad checks and stolen credit cards.
Ben Carter is the President of the Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce. He says, "What we're trying to do in the chamber is develop a very fast, effective method for how we can get that information out to the businesses and we think we can do that." Carter says the new service should be available in about two weeks.