Bad Checks Virginia Laws 18.2-181

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Bad Checks Virginia Laws 18.2-181

Bad Checks Virginia Laws 18.2-181

 VIRGINIA LAWYERS – ISSUING BAD CHECKS

Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-181

§ 18.2-181. Issuing bad checks, etc., larceny.

Any person who, with intent to defraud, shall make or draw or utter or deliver any check, draft, or order for the payment of money, upon any bank, banking institution, trust company, or other depository, knowing, at the time of such making, drawing, uttering or delivering, that the maker or drawer has not sufficient funds in, or credit with, such bank, banking institution, trust company, or other depository, for the payment of such check, draft or order, although no express representation is made in reference thereto, shall be guilty of larceny; and, if this check, draft, or order has a represented value of $200 or more, such person shall be guilty of a Class 6 felony. In cases in which such value is less than $200, the person shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.

The word “credit” as used herein, shall be construed to mean any arrangement or understanding with the bank, trust company, or other depository for the payment of such check, draft or order.

Any person making, drawing, uttering or delivering any such check, draft or order in payment as a present consideration for goods or services for the purposes set out in this section shall be guilty as provided herein.

VIRGINIA- ISSUING BAD CHECKS ETC PENALTIES

Virginia Statute Description Penalties
Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-181Issuing bad checks, etc., larceny. Any person who, with intent to defraud,

  1. shall make or draw or utter or deliver any check, draft, or
  2. order for the payment of money, upon any bank, banking institution, trust company, or other depository,

knowing, at the time of such making, drawing, uttering or delivering, that the maker or drawer has not sufficient funds in, or credit with, such bank, banking institution, trust company, or other depository, for the payment of such check, draft or order, although no express representation is made in reference thereto, shall be guilty of larceny

If this check, draft, or order has a represented value of $200 or more, Shall be guilty of a Class 6 felony
In cases in which such value is less than $200 Shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.
The word “credit” as used herein, shall be construed to mean any arrangement or understanding with the bank, trust company, or other depository for the payment of such check, draft or order.
Any person making, drawing, uttering or delivering any such check, draft or order in payment as a present consideration for goods or services for the purposes set out in this section shall be guilty as provided herein.

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