worthless check

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See: bad check
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That may be gauged when I confess that this was how the matter stood on the night I gave a worthless check for my losses at baccarat, and afterward turned to Raffles in my need.
What they want you to do is deposit the worthless check (worthless checks look just the same as legitimate ones) and then use a portion of the supposed proceeds to pay a graphic designer or some other person who would apply the decal or car wrap.
Investigators say that in another common scam, a con artist will buy something from the victim with a worthless check or money order.
That conviction arose from writing a worthless check to pay a Gaithersburg, Md.
Supermarket Pilots Program Designed to Reduce Worthless Check Losses
One of the more recent hot beds for dispute between consumer counsel and debt collector defense counsel is whether a worthless check is considered a "debt" covered by the FDCPA.
to passing a worthless check for more than $10,000.
end strikethrough] The circuit court case weights are applied to forecasted case filings, which include circuit criminal (includes felony, drug court, and worthless check cases), circuit civil (includes matters involving claims of $15,001 and above), family (includes domestic relations, juvenile dependency, and juvenile delinquency cases), and probate (includes guardianship, mental heath, and trust cases).
If there's no worthless check diversion program in Dade or Broward County, then the prosecutors will have to decide if they are going to prosecute those cases and how many of them.
Admitted to practice: 1978) Allegations against Asbury include converting trust funds belonging to a client, failing to maintain required trust accounting records necessary to perform an audit of his trust accounts, and issuing a worthless check on his trust account.
Providers will deliver outcome-based, comprehensive and consistent services to defendants that have been court-ordered to classes in anger management, victim awareness, victim impact panel, anti-theft, consequences of writing worthless checks, batterers intervention, driving under the influence (DUI), driving while license suspended or revoked (DWLSR), and/or vehicle immobilization.
She noted many of the worthless checks came from California.