Legal Question in Credit and Debt Law in Illinois

Is it legal in Illinois to post not sufficient fund checks in a business where customers can see them?

Asked on 7/21/11, 4:39 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Joseph Michelotti Michelotti & Associates, Ltd.

Yes. Also it is not legal to issue a check knowing there are not sufficient funds to cover the check. Over $300 is a felony.

The check writer may also be liable for three times the amount of the check plus court costs and attorneys fees

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Answered on 7/23/11, 9:46 am

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