Filing a Report
Why it Works
to determine a check's
for the program.
check is Eligible if...
amount is no more than $2,500. There are no minimum dollar restrictions.
was deposited in a bank in exchange for goods or services and was presumed
"good" at the time of acceptance.
"Courtesy Notice" was sent to check writer allowing 7 days
to make check good.
is submitted to the program within 90 days from the date on the check.
photo I.D. (driver's license or state identification card) was recorded
at the time of the transaction.
check is Ineligible if...
ineligible for the Putnam County State's Attorney
Bad Check Restitution Program may be pursued via small claims
process or by a private collection agency.