Cutting Your Losses
As Easy As 1-2-3
  1. Make personal contact with the check writer; if you are unsuccessful, send a statutory certified notice. The check writer has 5 days to respond and remit payment. Sample Statutory Certified Notice

  2. If you do not hear from the check writer or receive payment, simply contact the Bad Check Restitution Program at 800-743-8014 for a bad check crime report form.

  3. Fill out the crime report form, attach originals (you retain photocopies) of all checks and notification documents, such as return receipts and bank notices and mail to:

Genesee County
Prosecuting Attorney
Bad Check Restitution Program

P.O. Box 366
Flint, MI 48501-0366

(postal address only)

If you do not receive restitution within 60 days, contact the
Genesee County Prosecuting Attorney Bad Check Restitution Program.