to fly a kite
to put forward a proposal to try to interest people
  1. U.S.
    to write cheques on one account which may not be able to honour them and deposit them in another, withdrawing money from the second account before the cheques are cleared
  2. U.S.
    to write cheques on one account and deposit them in a second account on the last day of the accounting period, thus showing the amount twice in the company's books, since the sum will not yet have been debited from the first account
  3. U.S.
    to write a cheque for an amount which is higher than the total amount of money in the account, then deposit enough to cover the cheque
  4. to use stolen credit cards or cheque books

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