Bad Check & Casino Markers Attorney
A person who willfully, with an intent to defraud, draws or passes a check or draft to obtain: (a) Money; (b) Delivery of other valuable property; (c) Services; (d) The use of property; or (e) Credit extended by any licensed gaming establishment. Drawn upon any real or fictitious person, bank, firm, partnership, corporation or depositary, when the person has insufficient money, property or credit with the drawee of the instrument to pay it in full upon its presentation, is guilty of a misdemeanor and results in a sentence from 0-6 months in jail and a fine up to $1,000.00. If that instrument, or a series of instruments passed in the State during a period of 90 days, is in the amount of $650.00 or more, the person is guilty of a category D felony and results in a sentence from 1-4 years in prison and a fine up to $5,000.00. A person with 3 prior misdemeanor convictions in any state or federal jurisdiction, who violates this statute is also guilty of a category D felony. A person who willfully issues any check or draft for the payment of wages in excess of $650.00, when the person knows he or she has insufficient money or credit with the drawee of the instrument to pay the instrument in full is guilty of a gross misdemeanor and results in a sentence from 0-364 days in a jail and a fine up to $5,000.00. All of the crimes are probationable offenses.
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