bad check

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Noun1.bad check - a check that is dishonored on presentation because of insufficient fundsbad check - a check that is dishonored on presentation because of insufficient funds; "issuing a bad check is a form of larceny"
bank check, check, cheque - a written order directing a bank to pay money; "he paid all his bills by check"
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Partnerships between prosecutors and debt collectors who operate bad check restitution programs on their behalf persist in Maryland despite criticism from consumer advocates and a sharp decline in the number of cases as check use becomes increasingly rare.
Creditors familiar with bad check writers in the past are now finding more rejections of EFT and ACH transactions because of insufficient funds, especially in high-turn/frequent-delivery industries related to food products and other perishables.
They wrote a bad check for $1,500 as down payment for the vehicle they purchased at Universal Auto Sales on March 14, officials said.
LOCAL AND STATE PROSECUTORS' OFFICES often offer bad check diversion programs to people accused of writing bad checks as a way for the individual to avoid criminal prosecution.
His most recent arrest on August 8, 2012 was for issuing a bad check.
The ISF confiscated a pistol and a bad check in their possession.
Karim's bad check bonanaza's sometimes went to extremes, with one check being in the sum of 2 million Egyptian pounds.
Renters Warehouse uses one referencing Minnesota statutes and fines and/or punishments for issuance of a bad check.
If someone issues another bad check within three years of being convicted of a first offense, he will be fined SR100,000 and be sentenced to five-years imprisonment.
In 2008, Barber signed up for a diversion program with the district attorney's Bad Check Unit that would have allowed him to make restitution to the casino and avoid criminal charges.
Summary: An Egyptian businessman accused of issuing a bad check worth $6.
She said drawing a bad check or giros valued more than Rp 1 billion will face revocation of license to use giros and checks in a year.