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Can I deposit a damaged cheque?

Posted by szanatta szanatta
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I have a cheque that has been ripped throught the code/letters at the bottom. I was told in store they couldnt take it as their scanner wouldn't read it, and I'd need to get a new one off my customer.

 

Unfortunately I have just found out my customer is away and I won't be able to get a replacement cheque, so is there any way that this cheque can be manually processed? 

 

Thanks,

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Re: Can I deposit a damaged cheque?

Posted by LyndsC LyndsC
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Hi @szanatta, as we do need to process cheques through our scanner, if a cheque is damaged we can't accept it. The person who gave you the cheque would need to arrange for it to be cancelled and a new one to be issued. Thanks.

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