The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office has adopted the following guidelines and procedures to address fraudulent checks and the acceptance of checks and credit cards, to include the investigation and successful prosecution of fraudulent checks and credit card sales. These guidelines and procedures have been formulated with the participation of both the City and County Attorney’s offices.
Fraudulent Check Reporting Procedures “Fraudulent Check Report” Form
Categories of Bad Checks Checks to Avoid Check Processing Requirements “Non-Sufficient, Account Closed, Refer to Maker, and Electronic” Checks over $500.00
“Stop Payment” Checks
Alternatives to Prosecution
What to do if Your Wallet is Stolen
“Notice and Demand for Payment of Dishonored Check” form
By strictly adhering to these guidelines, you should realize a decrease in the losses incurred due to bad checks and credit card sales. You and or your business and employees are urged to familiarize yourself with this information. This information is being provided to you by the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office. If you should have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch at 763-427-1212.