If someone attempts to cash a fraudulent check at a bank but the bank will not cash it, can the person trying to cash it still be charged with a crime?

What could be the consequences?

Asked on February 2, 2013 under Criminal Law, North Dakota


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Answered 7 years ago | Contributor

Based upon what you have written about, the person attempting to cash a fraudulent check can be charged with many "attempted" crimes, including attempt to defraud in the criminal arena. Attempted fraud of an amount exceeding $250.00 is a felony.

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