I moved from the US to China. I'm trying to clear out all my accounts and consolidate my assets into my bank accounts in China. I mistakenly closed my bank account before my investment account. Now, with all my accounts closed, I received all my balances as paper checks. How do I "wire" those checks into my bank accounts in China? All the international money transferring services, like Western Union and Wise, require a bank account as payment method. None of them accept a check.
Theoretically, I could have those checks mailed to me, and I can deposit them into a Chinese bank account. This is a well-established practice, commonly used for international trade. It takes a long time for the check to clear, but costs very little. However, recently the regulatory bodies in both the US and China have become a bit paranoid. My local Chinese bank branches are reluctant to accept my check. Instead, they recommend that I deposit the check into a US bank account, then wire the money to them. However, I've closed my US bank account.
Is there a wire transfer service that accepts payment by check? Or is bitcoin my only option?