Forgery Information

If you receive notice from our office about worthless checks that were forged in your name, you will need to contact us. We will require that you provide us with forgery affidavits for each check merchant submit to us, and that you file a forgery case or case(s) with the appropriate authorities.

Forgery Affidavit
Forgery affidavits must be notarized. Please view a Sample Forgery Affidavit (PDF).

Please Note: It is a federal crime punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000 or imprisonment of not more than 2 years or both to knowingly make any false statement or report for the purpose of influencing in any way the action of... any institution, the accounts of which are insured by the savings association insurance fund, a division of the F.D.I.C.

Sheriff & Police Departments
Links to local Sheriff and Police Departments: