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I have had a cheque for $500 bounced by a customers bank ( WBC) he doesn.t seem to care, but I do. He has the goods he purported to pay for, but all I,m getting is grief from my bank who honoured my payment to my supplier. What action can I take I am a pensioner

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Solicitor: Leon, Solicitor replied 11 months ago

Good evening

That is a criminal offence to pass dud cheques and you can report them to the police.

You can also sue them for the money.

I hope this makes sense and is of assistance. If you wish a phone call please elect for one but be aware it will be an additional fee. If there is nothing further thank you for using my services.

If I have missed anything, or you have any further questions please let me know

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