cashier's check

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ca·shier's check

A check drawn by a bank on its own funds and signed by the bank's cashier.

cashier's′ check`

a check drawn by a bank on its own funds and signed by its cashier.
[1865–70, Amer.]
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Noun1.cashier's check - a check issued by the officer of a bank on the banks own account (not that of a private person); "cashier's checks are as good as cash"
bank check, check, cheque - a written order directing a bank to pay money; "he paid all his bills by check"
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During this interaction, Mano allegedly cashed the cashier's check and walked into the vault area to count and collect the cash, according to court documents.
Then the bank delivered the bad news: the cashier's check was a forgery.
Lauderdale firm recently reported it received a $600,000 cashier's check, "from Canada, of course," for a yacht sale transaction, as did another maritime attorney in the same area.
What if, even after being assured by an officer of the depository bank as to the availability of funds represented by the cashier's check, the depositor again asks a different officer to confirm what the first had said and is again assured of this impending availability?
In addition, the government seized their house, a 2005 Mercedes C230, a 2004 Hummer H2, electronics, furniture and jewelry worth an estimated $300,000, as well as $200,000 worth of cashier's checks and cash.
The dishonor of the NSF check, followed shortly after by JWJ's delivery of the replacement cashier's check, changed the nature of the transaction from what was originally intended to be a contemporaneous cash exchange for new value (the NSF Check tendered in exchange for Endo Steel's unconditional release of the bond), to a credit transaction (the NSF check paid by the replacement cashier's check).
He simply was trying to get her to cash a phony cashier's check and send him money.
The cashier's check scam works because banks typically permit the immediate disbursement of funds based on a cashier's check before it is finally settled and because Bar Rule 5-1.
Ultimately Caprario received what appeared to be a cashier's check drawn on a Wyoming bank for $5,500 for the entire purchase.
Opening bid is $100,000, with a certified or cashier's check in the amount of $10,00 required to buy.
Investigation revealed that an individual or individuals were ordering computer-related products all over the country and offering the same counterfeit cashier's check as payment.