Subject: Counterfeit Cashier's Checks
Date: August 4, 2006
Description: Old National Bank
Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks of Old National Bank, Evansville, IN
To: 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 counterfeit cashier’s checks issued in the bank’s name and using a correct routing number of 086300012 are being presented for payment nationwide in connection with various lottery scams.
The counterfeit items presented to date have been dark blue, green, and purple in color and are printed on versa stock paper. The instruments appear to have a security statement along the top border. The items have neither a remitter line nor a security statement along the bottom of the check. Correspondence accompanying the counterfeit items alerts the recipients of their winning status in either a sweepstakes or lottery. Copies of the correspondence are not available at this time.
For additional information and guidance, please contact Old National Bank’s Corporate Security Department at 1-866-795-7474, via fax at (812) 461-9313, or via e-mail at [email@example.com].
For additional information regarding other types of financial fraud, please visit the OCC's anti-fraud resource at:
Daniel P. Stipano