Just 32 bounced cheques, of a total value of €47,010 were issued in October 2022 with a total of 20 persons registered in the preliminary list of the Central Information Register (CIR) for bounced cheques of the Central Bank of Cyprus (CBC). Seven out of the twenty were legal entities and 13 natural persons.
In the two previous months, September and August 2022, cheques of a value of €260,353 and €101,718 were registered, respectively.
According to data announced by the CBC on Thursday, in the period January – October 2022, a total of 404 checks, worth €1,386,899, have been registered in the preliminary list of the CIR.
From January 2020 to October 2022, 728 persons have been registered while 1,221 bounced cheques with a total value of €3,062,544 have been issued.
Moreover, according to the data, the number of persons registered in the CIR in October 2022 reached 17, of which 6 concern legal entities, 3 natural persons and 8 natural persons who control legal entities.
In total, in the period January – October 2022, 209 persons have been registered in the CIR, of which 76 are legal entities, 43 natural persons and 90 natural persons who control legal entities.
Source: Cyprus News Agency