bounced check


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bounced check

A written order to a bank for a certain amount of funds that has been dishonored because such funds are not available in the account in question. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. The bank notified me of several bounced checks that my husband has been writing around the country.
See also: bounce, check
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The CFPB announced on Monday that it is taking enforcement action against a company that allegedly used intimidation tactics to collect debts for bounced checks.
Banks no longer make such small short-term loans, but they do charge fees, notably for bounced checks and overdrafts, which Fulmer maintains is the main alternative to a payday loan.
(43) The increase in bounced checks is one issue that will affect consumers once banks begin to fully implement Check 21.
The court found no contemporaneous exchange for new value because Endo Steel had unconditionally released its claim on the bond in exchange for a bounced check. The dishonor of the NSF check, followed shortly after by JWJ's delivery of the replacement cashier's check, changed the nature of the transaction from what was originally intended to be a contemporaneous cash exchange for new value (the NSF Check tendered in exchange for Endo Steel's unconditional release of the bond), to a credit transaction (the NSF check paid by the replacement cashier's check).
Now, invoice the customer for the Item 'Bounced Check' and enter in the check #, invoice # and other information about the check.
At the time the proposed commentary revisions were published in December 2002, the Board also requested comment and information from the public about the design and operation of overdraft or "bounced check" protection services.
There is no chance that an error at the bank, an incorrect entry, a delayed deposit or withdrawal, or an undiscovered bounced check received from a shareholder will come back to haunt them.
"No one should be denied access to a bank account because of a bounced check from years ago or because they were a victim of identity theft," Schneiderman said.
Al-Mubarak mentioned that the most impressive achieve of SIMAH was its contribution to fight the bounced check phenomenon.
"All the talk [about the scale] is like a bounced check. Let us instead focus on how to stimulate the economy," he suggested.
Heintzelman has been administratively suspended from practicing law until he explains a bounced check to the state Bar Counsel.
Abdel Fattah was held Monday along with his wife, blogger Manal Hassan, upon their arrival to Cairo from their current home in South Africa, for allegedly dodging a sentence over a bounced check.
"I wasn't fiscally responsible or educated in that area; I was late on just about every bill possible." says Washington, who notes that bounced check fees consumed a large portion of her weekly paycheck.
Community bankers charge the same amount (the average fee was $20.20) to cover an overdraft as they would to handle a bounced check.
MPPC eliminates manual work in preparing and mailing of checks for clearing, reduces the volume of check records to maintain, significantly reduces check clearing time within 24 hours vice two weeks (sometimes to a month or more during underway) thus helping Sailors with budgeting and bank reconciliation, and also increases disbursing officer's fiscal accountability by reducing "bounced check" collection processing.