Filing a Report

  1. Make personal contact with the check writer; if you are unsuccessful, send a certified notice. The check writer has 10 days to respond and remit payment. Sample Certified Notes
  2. If you do not hear from the check writer or receive payment, click on “form download” for a printable bad check crime report form or go to sign up to file a check(s) online or if your already have a login click here to file your check on line with the program.
  3. Fill out the crime report form, attach originals or legal copies (you retain photocopies) of all checks and notification documents, such as return receipts and bank notices and mail to:

Lawrence County District Attorney
Bad Check Restitution Program

P.O. Box 1151
New Castle, PA 16103-1151
(postal address only)

If you do not receive restitution within 90 days, contact the Lawrence County
District Attorney Bad Check Restitution Program at 1-888-892-1374.


Toll Free Anonymous Tip Line: 855-918-6476

Toll Free Drug Tip Hotline: 855-684-6116

Toll Free Animal Abuse Hotline: 855-619-8081


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