cases used to keep the Dubai Courts busy day in and day out - but when the criminal order initiative was implemented two years ago, thousands of such cases were being settled right at the police station, with no courts involved.
The Cabinet reviewed the comments by the ministers and some entities about the proposals of the committee concerned with studying the phenomenon of bad cheque
and the views of the Ministry of Justice in this regard.
More victims of bad cheque
scams have spoken out after Abu Dhabi authorities detained a conman who bought cars with bounced cheques.
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 Dh6.7 million ($1.8 million).
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
. Chatton is also believed to have been hit, while Wooler postmaster Douglas Grey said he had lost pounds 100.
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.'
The growing number of commercial disputes and bad cheque
incidents prompted Dubai's police department to propose the licensing of specialised collection companies to handle debts arising from dud cheque transactions.