WORTHLESS CHECKS

WORTHLESS CHECK CHARGES

Section 832.05, Florida Statutes, addresses the offense of worthless checks. In order to prove the crime of issuing a worthless check, the State must prove:

 

               1.    The Defendant drew, made, forged, issued or delivered the check in question.

 

               2.     When the Defendant did so, there was insufficient money on deposit in the bank to pay the check.

               3.     The Defendant knew when the check was written that there were insufficient funds on deposit with the bank.

               4.     The Defendant knew there was no understanding for the bank to pay the check.

               5.     The check was in the amount of $150 or more.

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