Deposit Account Fraud "Bad Checks"

Procedures for obtaining a warrant from the Magistrate's Office for Deposit Account Fraud:
  1. The check has to be for present consideration "Goods or Services."
  2. The check had to have been deposited within 30 days of receipt.
  3. A 10 day letter had to have been sent within 90 days of dishonor of check.
  4. A warrant cannot be issued for stop payment on a check.
After a person gets the green card back from the post office, allow 10 full days from when the person signed for the 10 day letter. If the person has not paid after the tenth day, bring the green card along with the check to the Jackson County Magistrate's Office and a warrant will be issued.