Dubuque County Attorney
Bad Check Restitution Program

Ralph R. Potter, County Attorney

 


Introduction

Filing a Reort

Why it Works

Eligibility

Acceptance Tips

Report Form

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Cutting Your Losses
As Easy As 1-2-3
  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 Notice

  2. If you do not hear from the check writer or receive payment, simply contact the Bad Check Restitution Program at 888-440-1812 for a bad check complaint form.

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

Dubuque County Attorney
Bad Check Restitution Program

PO Box 1777
Dubuque, IA 52004-1777

(postal address only)

If you do not receive restitution within 90 days, contact the
Dubuque County Attorney Bad Check Restitution Program.