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Magistrate Court Bad Checks
What are the elements of the offense of deposit account fraud?


A. Dishonor of the Check - the check must be dishonored by the drawee for one of the reasons set forth in the statute.

B. Knowledge by the maker of the check that it would not be honored.

C. Present Consideration - the check must have been given for present consideration.

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