York County District Attorney
Bad Check Restitution Program

 

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  1. Make personal contact with check writer. If you are unsuccessful, send a courtesy notice via U.S. Certified Mail including return receipt. 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, click on “form download” for a printable bad check crime report form.

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

Victim Services, Inc. Mail Processing
York 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 York County District Attorney's Bad Check Restitution Program at 1-(866)-909-8431.