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Revenues Gained by Prosecutors' Offices in Partnership With Private Diversion Programs

How Much DA Offices Earn From Bad Check Diversion Programs

Fees earned by some of the 150 counties that contract with American Corrective Counseling Services to pursue people who write bad checks. Amounts are from budget documents and may not include all proceeds.

Source: ProPublica, from county budget documents

CountyAmount Period covered
Los Angeles County, Calif. $1,006,112 2005-2008
Marion County, Indiana $526,016 2005-Oct. 2008
Miami-Dade County, Fla. $375,559 2005-Sept. 2008
Riverside County, Calif. $287,274 2005-Oct. 2008
Broward County, Fla. $232,303 2005-Sept. 2008
Florida 20th Judicial District $202,723 2005-2008
Cook County, Ill. $161,486 Nov. 2007-Oct 2008
Contra Costa County, Calif. $146,827 2005-Sept. 2008
Santa Clara County, Calif. $137,905 2005-Sept. 2008
Oakland County, Mich. $78,185 2005-Sept. 2008
Florida 18th Judicial Circuit (Orlando) $68,168 2007-Sept. 2008
Alameda County, Calif. $61,967 Partial 2006-Sept. 2008
Honolulu City and County $34,544 2005-Aug. 2008

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