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The complete check management companion for small businesses: Self-help Uniform Commercial Code Guidelines- Anti-fraud Handbook, by Dennis Janovich is a truly comprehensive, self-help check management manual for businesses. How-to manage checks fromMoreThe complete check management companion for small businesses: Self-help Uniform Commercial Code Guidelines- Anti-fraud Handbook, by Dennis Janovich is a truly comprehensive, self-help check management manual for businesses. How-to manage checks from point-of-purchase to the courts! This unique book takes the mystery out of how to manage checks legally, efficiently and profitably. A basic management guide, a training manual, a handy refresher and a valuable reference source for businesses and banks.Much information in this book is useful in areas where little help is available. Even though check laws and civil matters such as statutory fees, payment deadlines and civil damages vary from state to state, the guidelines here for accepting, prosecuting, and collecting returned checks are right on the money! The presentation is formatted for retailers but anyone will find this a treasure trove of valuable information. A `must read, especially for new businesses.This book should be required reading for any employee whose duties involve accepting checks. Criminals use many strategies to trick people into accepting fraudulent checks- throughout this book there are numerous tips to reduce risk plus advice on what to do when bad checks find their way into your cash register.Learn about the forgers strengths and weaknesses.Know what to look for on checks and I.D. to detect fakes.Recognize common pitfalls and beef up your defenses.Increase overall profits and fight paper crime in cooperation with law enforcement, which in turn will help the police provide more quality service to the business community.Discover why and how to create a professional image of preparedness at the point of purchase, and how to compose powerful demand notices safely rooted in law. By law there are certain requirements for recovering returned checks. Find out, in depth, how to cover the bases and effectively collect checks fast, without the assistance of a second Party (until it wise to do so).The emphasis is on how to collect the check and keep the customer, in the shortest time within the parameter of state law. Every aspect of managing a returned check is explored- from the day it is returned by the bank until it is collected in-house - assigned to a professional collector - resolved through the courts - or written off as a bad debt.Called Uniform Commercial Code Merchant Systems, this system was created over a span of four years in collaboration with merchants, collectors, check manufacturers, security companies and local law enforcement.Law enforcement loves this book. When the head detective of the Tacoma Police Department Fraud division read the galleys he wrote to the author, In your book you have covered the same things I do when I conduct seminars and workshops for banks and small business groups. Great job, Dennis!