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At "The Ca$h Source," our commitment to security and compliance is paramount. There are specific types of cheques we do not process to ensure the safety and integrity of our operations and to protect our clients from potential financial risks.

Here are the reasons why:


  1. Regulatory Compliance: Many of the entities and activities listed are heavily regulated under Canadian law, including those involving cannabis, gambling, and money services. Processing transactions for these entities could expose our business and our clients to unnecessary legal and financial risks.

  2. Prevention of Fraud and Financial Crime: By not processing cheques associated with high-risk categories such as counterfeit goods, adult entertainment, or those under investigation, we minimize the risk of fraud and other financial crimes that could impact our clients and our business.

  3. Reputation and Trust: Maintaining the highest standards of financial ethics helps us build trust with our clients and the community. We choose not to engage with businesses or individuals that could compromise our reputation or the trust we have established.

  4. Risk Management: Certain industries and activities, like overseas operations or investment clubs, pose higher financial risks due to their complexity and the potential for financial volatility. We prioritize the financial safety of our clients and our business by avoiding these high-risk sectors.

  5. Legal and Ethical Responsibility: As a financial service provider, we have a legal and ethical responsibility to ensure that our operations do not inadvertently support illegal or unethical activities. This includes entities with connections to criminal organizations or those involved in criminal activities.

By adhering to these principles, "The Ca$h Source" ensures a secure, reliable, and ethical financial service for our community.

Prohibited cheques :

  • Adult Entertainment Businesses

  • ATM Operators (Including Cryptocurrency)

  • Businesses with Counterfeit Goods

  • Businesses with Overseas Operations

  • Cannabis Dealers, Agents, or Manufacturers

  • Charities and Not-for-Profit Organizations

  • Direct Marketing or Travel Clubs

  • Entities Involved in Drugs/Alcohol

  • Entities Under Regulatory Investigation

  • Gaming and Gambling Industries

  • Individuals or Entities Indicated for Fraud

  • Individuals or Entities Involved in Criminal Activities

  • Individuals or Entities with Known Criminal Connections

  • Individuals or Entities with NSF or Fraud History

  • Investment Services/Clubs

  • Lawyers

  • Money Services Businesses (Including Cryptocurrency)

  • Mortgage Brokers

  • Real Estate Brokers and Agents

  • Suspected of Criminal Activity (Reported or Inquired Upon)


  • Political Campaigns or Political Action Committees: Due to strict regulations and the potential for misuse of funds.

  • Cheques issued to multiple payees are also excluded from our cheque-cashing services. We do not process such cheques due to the complexities and verification challenges they present. This policy is in place to ensure compliance and safeguard against potential fraud.

This organized and concise list helps ensure that our clients quickly understand the scope of our due diligence and compliance measures, reinforcing our commitment to maintaining a secure and trustworthy financial environment.

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