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Alert 2005-20 | October 24, 2005

Stolen Official Checks and Money Orders: Stolen Official Checks and Money Orders of TCF National Bank, Minneapolis, MN


Chief Executive Officers of All National Banks; All State Banking Authorities; Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Director, Office of Thrift Supervision; Conference of State Bank Supervisors; Deputy Comptrollers (districts); Assistant Deputy Comptrollers; District Counsel; and All Examining Personnel

The above-named bank has reported that 1,000 of the bank’s blank official checks with the serial numbers of 729951100 through 729952099 have been stolen.  In addition, 250 blank money orders with the serial numbers of 887084350 through 887084599 have also been stolen.

All items include the bank’s name and address of 801 Marquette Avenue, Minneapolis, MN  55402 in the top left corner.  All items are numbered in the top right corner and contain a reflective security mark, which can be viewed when holding the item at an angle. 

You can verify the authenticity of TCF National Bank checks by contacting Kevin Dahl, loss prevention manager, at (612) 661-6918, by fax at (612) 661-8260, or via email at [].

Additional information concerning this matter that you believe should be brought to the attention of the OCC may be forwarded to:
Mail:Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Enforcement & Compliance Division, MS 8-10
250 E Street, SW, Washington, DC 20219
Fax:(202) 874-5301


Brian C. McCormally
Director for Enforcement & Compliance