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Financial Crimes

Financial crimes include: forged checks, credit card theft, computer fraud, closed checking accounts and in some cases insufficient funds.

Closed checking accounts or insufficient funds will only be investigated under the following circumstances:

1. The merchant or person accepting the check must have taken the identification of the person writing the check by recording the drivers license number and date of birth on the check or personally know the person writing the check.

2. In accordance with Iowa Code 714.1(6) the check must be submitted to the bank twice and marked "NSF" as such.

3. Once the bank has marked the check "NSF". The merchant or person must send a ten-day letter of payment by certified mail. After the ten days expire the Fort Dodge Police may be contacted.

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