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Old 07-03-2009, 11:36 PM
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Lost Check

What do you guys do when you lose a check that a customer has given you? I have one that is only for $39 and I can't find it anywhere. Most banks charge at least $35 for stop payment, so what do you do?
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Old 07-04-2009, 08:34 AM
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Call and ask for another one.

Checks that are written to businesses are deposit only so the chances of anyone else cashing them or depoisting them are slim to none. A stop payment wouldnt even need to be made.
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Old 07-04-2009, 12:39 PM
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Call and ask for another one.

Checks that are written to businesses are deposit only so the chances of anyone else cashing them or depoisting them are slim to none. A stop payment wouldnt even need to be made.
We'll see how that goes.
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Old 07-06-2009, 12:07 PM
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You could talk with your customer and explain you have either misplaced or lost the check. You could ask for another check with the stipulation you will guarantee a repayment to him if the first check ever clears the bank (in case it was lost and cashed by someone else).

There is only a remote chance this check will ever clear the bank but if it does you'll not lose anything but your labor for the $39.00.
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Old 07-06-2009, 04:43 PM
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We'll see how that goes.
So...?

How has it gone?
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Old 07-06-2009, 09:43 PM
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I've lost a few checks, but always it has been more of a 'misplacement' in my office In this situation I just run it by the customer first, see how they want to handle it. Even though it's the bank's job to verify the person depositing or cashing a check is the person it is written to, a lot of times they just don't look.
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Old 07-07-2009, 10:48 PM
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So...?

How has it gone?
Sorry, I haven't talked to them yet. I have turned my truck and house upside down looking for this damn thing.
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Old 07-10-2009, 12:03 AM
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I got another check They handled it pretty well, I would have been annoyed.
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Old 07-10-2009, 08:20 AM
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never lost a check in my life....... I guess some people are more careless than others.

especially when it comes to money...
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Old 07-10-2009, 08:28 AM
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I got another check They handled it pretty well, I would have been annoyed.
Annoyed?

It was a simple mistake that happens quite a bit. If you let something that small annoy you...
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