What is False Cheque Bounce Case?
A Cheque is an important part of the financial system in various countries across the world. A cheque is regarded as an important document which can be used by an individual, company or government for transactions of various amounts. A Cheque is also termed as a negotiable document to transport money in a physical form or even to perform inter-account transfer.
How does it work?
- The victim in such cases need not worry much about it as it is a false accusation and generally easily proved with the valid documents that there was enough balance or fund in the bank account of the issuer which would ensure there was no cheque bounce. Some important measures to take when a situation of false cheque bounce arises
- Collecting all the important documents: The most wise and smart thing to do when there is any false accusation to a person is to collect proof which will show him guilty of the charge put on him. Similarly, this case is no different and collecting the relevant documents which would prove me innocent and the bank guilty
- Contact the bank and collect information regarding the dishonour of cheque: If your cheque bounces, the bank would send you notice / notifications informing you of the same. You have to then contact them and confirm if it has really happened and if it did what are the reasons.
- Hire a lawyer and reply to the legal notice of the bank: It is not easy to draft a legal notice and you should not take it lightly because once the notice is drafted and sent, you would not be able to change its content and have to stick to it. You would not be able to go against the statement written by you in your notice. So you must consult with a lawyer who deals with cheque bounce cases and reply to the notice about the cheque bounce case which you would have got from the check receiver. The reply should be sent within 30 days of receiving the notice. In many such cases of fraud and false accusation, the case is withdrawn once a legal notice is sent.
- File a counter case: You are legally allowed to _le a counter civil case against the person who has led a false cheque bounce against you. You can claim compensation for the false accusation. You can also claim the compensation for all the damages and expenses which you might have incurred for dealing with the fraud case with the bank. You can also _le a defamation case against the false accuser.
Key documents for your property to be verified?
some of the key documents you should have:
- Payment invoices
- Bill generated when the payment was made
- The bank account statement
- Copy of the cheque issued
- Bank draft cheque