- Never accept a check without checking and writing down the id of the person signing the check.
- Always be sure to compare the picture on the ID of the check writer to the person standing in front of you offering the check as payment.
- Never allow the check writer to tell you the ID number, always look at it yourself and record it carefully.
- Always obtain and verify a physical address for the check writer.
*If you file a complaint on the case with the District Attorney's Bad Check Division, you will be required to swear that the person who stood before you was the same person whose ID number you recorded.