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Check Forgery of University ChecksFIN-ACC-I-550

Scope

All Indiana University units and employees.

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Policy Statement

If a payee claims that the signature on a University check is not his/hers, the payee must fill out an Affidavit of Check Forgery and send it to Financial Management Services. Copies will be sent to the IU Police Department and to Internal Audit. This form must be notarized.

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Reason for Policy

To ensure that University financial records are updated in an accurate and timely manner for all transactions relating to the check forgery of University checks.

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Procedures

Financial Management Services will submit the notarized affidavit and check to the bank upon which it was drawn. When reimbursement occurs from the bank, an authorization is sent to Financial Management Services for a replacement check.

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History

This policy was established on October 1, 1990.

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