EL PASO COUNTY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE COLLECTS MORE THAN ONE MILLION DOLLARS IN HOT CHECKS
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El Paso County Attorney José R. Rodríguez announced today that, during the first 9 months of fiscal year 2007-2008, his office has been able to collect more than 1.2 million dollars in restitution and fees for local merchants. During the same period, the County Attorney's Office received 9,168 checks for collection.
In its effort to prosecute the crime of “theft by check”, during the same period the County Attorney's Office filed more than 1,900 criminal cases against individuals with outstanding hot check amounts.
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