bad cheque


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Related to bad cheque: Bounced Checks
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bad cheque - a check that is dishonored on presentation because of insufficient fundsbad cheque - 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"
Translations

bad cheque

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A lawyer delivered the cheque to the 33-year-old who took legal action against the businessman for issuing a bad cheque.
Colonel Kalander said the initiative contributed a great deal in solving financial disputes and provided a chance to defendants involved in bad cheque cases to pay off their debts directly at the police stations before referring the file to the public prosecution and the court.
According to Laha Magazine, the verdict was made by a Cairo court back in 2013 when al Helou wrote a bad cheque for $14,000 to a company that pledged to give aid (flour) to Libyan people on his behalf.
While the prosecution has completed investigation into some of these bad cheque cases, it is still probing other similar cases filed against my client and we don't rule out that more bad cheque complaints could come up from police stations as well.
Instead of honouring this sacred obligation, America has given the Negro people a bad cheque, a cheque that has come back marked 'insufficient funds'.
In total she was charged with seven counts of theft including stealing money from a work cash tin and one count of fraud relating to the bad cheque.
In one case, the son of a rich businessman forged a bad cheque of Dh700 million to frame his father.
The sums involved are often quite steep: A British man was jailed last year for bouncing a cheque worth Dh180,000 ($49,000), and an Emirati man faces jail time this month for a bad cheque worth Dh6.
Mr Wain, 67, was deducted pounds 300 for a bad cheque passed at his shop.
Britain, which gave Zimbabwe a bad cheque in 1979 at Lancaster house, a cheque which has come back marked "insufficient funds", is responsible for Zimbabwe's economic woes.
Premises in Lesbury were targeted two weeks ago, when postage stamps worth pounds 100 were paid for with a bad cheque.
She said: 'He literally left me and the kids with a pounds 5 note and a pounds 200 bad cheque that was a deposit for furniture that he never made.