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Yes, it is possible for someone to be added to a checking account as a deposit-only signatory, meaning they can only make deposits into the account but cannot write checks or make withdrawals. This arrangement is often used when someone needs to provide funds to an account but does not need or want access to the funds for spending or withdrawals.

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Really? Is this a serious question? From my experience anyone can make a deposit into a checking account. All they need is the account number, nothing more. Endorsing the check to be deposited with "For Deposit Only," filling out a deposit check and handing it to a teller will do the trick. Never have I been asked for identification when depositing money into an account.

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