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‘Stop Payment’ Orders Show Intent to Defraud (access required)

Although defendant says she did not intend to defraud two merchants – a consignment shop that gave her rugs on approval in exchange for her personal check and an eyewear shop that provided eyeglasses and extra lenses – when she stopped payment on checks tendered to the merchants, the Court of Appeals holds there was ...