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  • Writing a Bad Check Writing a check when you don’t have the funds in your account to cover it is a criminal offense in Nevada. You can face serious charges if you don’t resolve the issue in a timely manner. Whether you actually intended to defraud anyone when you wrote the check is irrelevant to law enforcement. Although the law is intended to punish people who knowingly violate the statute, the police and district attorney will assume that you acted in bad faith. You are subject to criminal prosecution if you wrote a bad check to obtain: Casino markers. Money Services The use or delivery of property PENALTIES FOR WRITING A BAD CHECK The penalties are based upon the amount

    Aug 20,
  • Implications of a Bad Check Writing a “bad check” can have serious legal implications in Nevada. It doesn’t matter whether you intended to defraud the other party or you simply wrote the check and knew that you didn’t have enough money in your account to cover the amount. Some people write checks the day before they get paid. They assume that the money will be in their accounts before the checks that they wrote are cashed. This is called “playing the float.” It seems that checks clear the bank a lot faster than they did in the past, but deposits are still delayed. Writing a bad check for $250 or less is a misdemeanor in Nevada. If the amount exceeds

    May 02,

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