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Larceny by check not limited to goods, services (access required)

A 1978 amendment to Virginia’s larceny by check statute was intended to include, rather than limit, its application to passing a bad check to pay for goods and services. Code § 18.2-181 is best understood to apply when a check known to be worthless is passed with the intent to defraud, “regardless of the object of ...