(a) an amount of a social security payment or an amount of fares allowance is paid by cheque; and
(b) a person other than the payee obtains possession of the cheque from the payee; and
(c) the cheque is not endorsed by the payee to the person; and
(d) the person obtains value for the cheque;
the amount of the cheque is a debt due by the person to the Commonwealth.