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Filing a Report: Step by Step

  1. Make personal contact with the check writer; if you are unsuccessful, send a demand notice to the check writer via U.S. Mail and be supported by an Affidavit of Mailing. The check writer has 5 days to respond and remit payment. Sample Demand Notice

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

  3. Fill out the crime report form, attach originals or legal copies of all checks (including the front and back of checks) and all supporting documents such as certified mail, return receipt or undelivered letter, copy of the "demand for payment notice," and mail to the address below:

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

    P.O. Box 93145
    Des Moines, IA 50393-3145

    (postal address only)

  4. If you do not receive restitution within 90 days, contact the Wright County Attorney's Bad Check Restitution Program at 1-877-593-2874.