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bad check

A written order to a bank for a certain amount of funds that has been dishonored, either because such funds are not available or because the given checking account does not exist. Primarily heard in US, South Africa. A lot of bad checks have been circulating in the area lately, claiming to be from the local university; in reality, they are scams trying to swindle people out of money.
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Since then, most bad cheque cases have been dealt with at police stations, including those in Al Muraqqabat and Al Barsha.
The number of bad cheques reported in January to May dropped 12 per cent to 457.
The singer had fled to the UAE city after being convicted with a prison sentence for writing out bad cheques to one charity in Egypt.
John Cox, 21, of Newbury Street, Walton, was jailed for 10 weeks for cashing two bad cheques.
I paid him later Dh25,000 to pay up another fine for my husband in another bad cheque case," the victim recalled.
The total number of bad cheques reported fell by 16 per cent in the first three months of the year to 275 compared to the respective period last year, the central bank said in a statement on its website on Tuesday.
However, in a plea bargain with the Director of Public Prosecutions, Ms Gwendo requested to settle the matter out of court saying she will pay the money in four instalments.RETURN MONEYThe former legislator agreed to return the money in instalments of S32,930.She had been charged with the offence of stealing, issuing a bad cheque and abuse of office.
Duabai: A Sharjah court Thursday adjourned until July 5 a judgment on the bad cheque case against Arif Naqv i, founder of private equity company Abraaj and a colleague, Mohammad Rafique Lakhani.
Earlier, the Director of Public Prosecutions had consented that she be charged with theft, forgery, issuance of a bad cheque and abuse of office in respect of the Sh2.2 million belonging to a cooperative society in Kisumu.
Dubai: A Sharjah court on Thursday reserved the judgement until July 5 on a judgement on the bad cheque case against Arif Naqvi, founder of private equity company Abraaj and a colleague, Mohammad Rafique Lakhani.
Though there have not been any recent figures on what percentage of criminal cases are bad cheque cases courts handled last year, officials say it is not a small part.
Summary: CPM leader Kodiyeri's son facing cheating cases involving Dh7m had paid fines in two bad cheque cases in 2017
Summary: Suspect detained over bad cheque cases, cursed, assaulted and threatened 3 policemen at police station
Colonel Kalander said the initiative contributed a great deal in solving financial disputes and provided a chance to defendants involved in bad cheque cases to pay off their debts directly at the police stations before referring the file to the public prosecution and the court.
Colonel Kalander said the initiative contributed a great deal in solving financial disputes and provide a chance to defendants involved in bad cheque cases to pay off their debts directly at the police stations before referring the file to the public prosecution and the court.