Berks County District Attorney
Bad Check Restitution Program

John T. Adams, District Attorney

 

Filing a Report: Step by Step


Introduction

Filing A Report

Why it Works

Eligibility

Acceptance Tips

Form Download

File Check(s) Online

Contact Us

Merchant Login

 

  1. Make personal contact with the check writer; if you are unsuccessful, send a courtesy notice. The check writer has 10 days to respond and remit payment. Sample Courtesy Notices

  2. If you do not hear from the check writer or receive payment, click on “form download” for a printable bad check crime report form or go to sign up to file a check(s) online or if your already have a login click here to file your check on line with the program.

  3. Fill out the crime report form, attach originals or legal copies of all checks (you retain photocopies) and all notification documents, such as return receipts and bank notices and mail to:

Victim Services, Inc. Mail Processing
Berks County District Attorney
Bad Check Restitution Program

P.O. Box 1417
Lancaster, PA 17608-1417
(postal address only)

If you do not receive restitution within 90 days, contact the Berks County District Attorney Bad Check Restitution Program at 1-877-295-4767.