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Subject: Counterfeit Cashier's Checks
Date: April 4, 2014
Description: Canon National Bank
Counterfeit Cashier's Checks of Canon National Bank, Canon City, Colo.
To: Chief Executive Officers of All National Banks and Federal Savings Associations; All State Banking Authorities; Chair, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Conference of State Bank Supervisors; Deputy Comptrollers (Districts); Assistant Deputy Comptrollers; District Counsels; and All Examining Personnel
The above-named bank has reported that counterfeit cashier’s checks using a correct routing number of 107002516 are being presented for payment nationwide in connection with various online employment scams.
The counterfeit checks are similar to the bank’s authentic checks; however, counterfeit items may be identified by several traits:
Counterfeit checks presented to date have been made payable in varying amounts from $1,650 to $35,500 and contain a remitter name of “New Ground LLC.”
For additional information and to verify the authenticity of Canon National Bank’s cashier’s checks, please contact Patty Brickley of Internal Audit/Security at 816 Royal Gorge Boulevard, Canon City, CO 81212, by telephone at (719) 269-0209, by fax at (719) 275-9681, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Consumers who receive counterfeit or fictitious items and associated material should file complaints with the following agencies, as appropriate:
Additional information concerning this matter that should be brought to the attention of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) may be forwarded to
For additional information regarding other types of financial fraud, please visit the OCC’s anti-fraud resource page at www.occ.gov/fraudresources.htm.
Ellen M. Warwick