Supposedly, my job mailed my pay check to me. I never received it. Today they delivered the news that my pay check was signed by me and deposited into someone else's account and in order to recover the funds, I have to prosecute whoever did it. The problem is... I never received the paycheck, I did not authorize anyone else to cash or deposit the check. I have no idea who the person is who deposited it into their account. For all I know the payroll person could have done. Anyway, the job is now telling me that I have to prosecute whoever did. My question to you is... Who am I prosecuting if I don't know who the person is and where do I go for help in order to resolve this matter?
Country relating to Question: United States
State (if USA): Georgia
I just got the information today and I have talked to the person in charge of payroll at my job and the operations manager there. I have tried to contact 2 attorneys by phone and neither of them take cases such as mine
Hello and thank you for the question. I am sorry to read of this dilemma. They cannot shift liability to you. They should issue a substitute check and file their own report with police and inquire with their book keeping dept. if they refuse threat of reporting them to the labor board should change their mind. Good luck. Kindly rate the answer at least 3 stars so I may get credit for it.
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