Flushing, NY asked in Banking for New York

Q: If a check given to you was stolen and the company rent an investigation are they required to give u the details of it?

I got a check from an insurance company and it was stolen and cashed and they told me after the investigation they would be able to tell me at exactly what branch it was cashed at. Now that the investigation is over and they gave me back the money they are saying they cannot provide me with the name of the person or wear it with cashed. However when the investigation first started and I told him I didn't catch it they were more than willing to give me the name of the person who cashed it, and the name of the bank which is chase bank. Are they required to give me this information because I am looking to sue them for negligence relating to something that they did to cause this incident.

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Your question may have gone unnoticed under this heading. That's probably why it remains open. Some questions go unanswered, but you could try reposting under "Banking." Attorneys who are familiar with banking laws and operations would have the best insight into this. But as a general point, banks don't usually share information about their internal security measures or investigations. Good luck

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