“Bounce a Check? Go to Jail.”

More Reason:

The Dallas Observer published a feature this week on folks who inadvertently bounce a check, which isn’t illegal, and find themselves faced with threats of prosecution.

more (this is the Observer article, but the post at the Reason link adds some additional thoughts)

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