Q: I am being accused of altering a check from 6 dollars to 60. The check sat in a mailbox for weeks before I touched it.
I am a first grade teacher and a parent dropped off a check in the office that was supposed to be made out for 6 dollars. When I finally got to the bank, it was deposited as 60. I didn't notice until weeks later. This check had sat in my desk and in the Elementary office for weeks before I ever deposited it. They are saying I altered the check - which I didn't.
A: Where did this occur (What County)? Who is accusing you of doing this? Was it deposited in a school account or your personal account? A lot of unanswered questions. Consult with an attorney in regard to this matter if you are being accused of a criminal offense.
A: Have you been criminally charged with this matter or is this an internal investigation within the school? In terms of the check itself, was the check altered in any way?
A: More facts are needed here. Was the check deposited as $60 through a mistake of the bank, or did you make any changes to the check itself or fill out the deposit slip as $60? You should contact an attorney to discuss the specific details in order to get a better understanding of what kind out outcome you can expect.
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