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I live in Houston, Texas. In August, 2006 left a ...

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I live in Houston, Texas. In August, 2006 left a check for $186,000 on a xerox machine. It was endorsed on the back with my name and the words "for deposit" (no account number was listed). I lost track of my records due to turmoil in the family. Now when following this up I have obtained the cancelled check from the issuing agency and it appears someone found the check and fraudulently deposited this check to a Chase Bank in Ft. Worth. Though the money may be gone, I would still like to pursue this and trace what happened. Perhaps some money can be recovered, such as if the bank has insurance for fraud. Where would be the best place to begin to pursue this?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Michelle replied 8 years ago.


I suggest you begin with the Chase Bank headquarters to assist you in working with the Branch bank of deposit in tracking whose account that went to. Here is that contact information - ask for their fraud department. They should be able to track this to the person who deposited the money and work to bring criminal charges and perhaps, recoup your money.

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7501 Wisconsin Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20814 (Map)
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