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thank you . what agency do they report that to and if i make

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thank you . what agency do they report that to and if i make good on the payment is the bank more likely to withdraw this case
Hello again,

The FBI would investigate. If there is evidence to support bank fraud, they would report their findings to the U.S. Attorney's Office. The U.S. Attorney has the decide whether to press criminal charges (in which case, they're the one that might send you notice of the charges and a court date).

If you make good on the check, that tends to suggest that you did not have fraudulent intent and can be considered when the bank when deciding whether to press charges. It can also be considered by the U.S. Attorney - if you paid the check, it is more likely that they would choose not to prosecute you.
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

are you sure it is not the Secret Service that investigates?

The Secret Service does investigate some types of money laundering, counterfeiting, and other types of bank fraud. It didn't sound like your situation would rise to the level of something they would look into, but I don't have all of the facts of your case.

The US Attorney is the federal prosecuting authority, so they're the ones that would usually file the criminal charges and appear in court. They're also the ones that either decide to file an information or get an indictment from the grand jury.
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