Bad Check Restitution Program
A Message from your Prosecutor, Brian L. Mackie
As your Prosecuting Attorney, I'm always concerned about the negative
impact of bad checks passed to local businesses. Millions of dollars are
lost every year by merchants as a result of this ongoing problem. Bad checks
affect everyone in terms of higher consumer costs that must be passed on to
offset losses, and increased taxes to cover the additional costs for law
enforcement and prosecution.
In an effort to combat this problem, the Bad Check Restitution Program
has been organized to assist local merchants with bad check losses. The
primary goal of the program is to obtain full restitution for the victim
without adding to the financial burden of the criminal justice system.
First time bad check offenders are given the opportunity to avoid criminal prosecution by attending a mandatory, eight-hour intervention class, in addition to paying restitution. All of this is accomplished without any cost to the taxpayers.
Your interest and participation in this special program will benefit all law-abiding citizens and help your business improve its bottom line!
Follow this link for more information on the Bad Check Restitution Program