certified check

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cer·ti·fied check

(sûr′tə-fīd′)
n.
A check guaranteed by a bank to be covered by sufficient funds on deposit.

cer′tified check′


n.
a check drawn by a bank against funds made available by the depositor authorizing the check.
[1875–80, Amer.]
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Noun1.certified check - a check containing certification that the person who issued the check has sufficient funds on deposit to cover payment
bank check, check, cheque - a written order directing a bank to pay money; "he paid all his bills by check"
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The prosecutor further stated that the evidence would have established that Cushing, who was formerly employed as an assistant branch manager at the Bank of Braintree, assisted KUSHNER and SHECTER in evading currency reporting requirements by using his position at the Bank of Braintree to convert the proceeds of KUSHNER's and SHECTER's business into cash and treasurer's checks for them.
ZABEK also wrote a series of unauthorized treasurer's checks on South Adams Saving Bank's own accounts and then deposited these checks into accounts under his control including his personal accounts and accounts maintained at the South Adams Saving Bank by the Polish National Alliance, a social club located in Adams, Massachusetts.
CUSHING, who was formerly employed as an assistant branch manager at the Bank of Braintree, is charged with having assisted KUSHNER and SHECTER to evade currency reporting requirements by using his position at the Bank of Braintree to convert the proceeds of KUSHNER's and SHECTER's unlawful business into cash and treasurer's checks for them.