If you have overdrafted and closed bank accounts or dishonored checks and you file bankruptcy, notify Telecheck

J Thomas Black
Board Certified, Consumer Bankruptcy Law- Texas Board of Legal Specialization

If you file bankruptcy and you had checking accounts that had been closed by the banks with you owing them money, you may want to list Telecheck and other services that maintain such information in the bankruptcy and be sure that they are notified.

New notification information on Telecheck's website:

To report a bankruptcy to TeleCheck, please fax or mail the information listed below to:

You may fax your information to:  (402) 916-8160

TeleCheck Services, Inc.
Attention: Bankruptcy Department

Alternatively, you may mail it to TeleCheck’s Bankruptcy Department at:
TeleCheck Services, Inc.
Attention: Bankruptcy Department
P.O. Box 4451
Houston, Texas, 77210-4451

Be sure to include:

  • Your name as it appears on your check
  • Contact phone number
  • Mailing address
  • The Reference number located in the upper right hand portion of your collection notice
  • Your full bank name
  • All numbers on the bottom of your check from left to right from the checks in question
  • A copy of your driver's license, military or state-issued ID
  • Your Bankruptcy Case Number
  • The name under which the case was filed; and
  • The number and location of the Court in which the bankruptcy was filed

If you do not have this information, please provide the name, address and phone number of your attorney.

If you are calling for a refund of payment on a debt in bankruptcy, please call  (800) 283-4567. Note that if your payment was collected prior to the date of filing, the payment may not be subject to refund, absent court process. Payments on debts incurred after the date of filing bankruptcy are also not subject to refund. Please allow 10 business days to process your request.