Subject: Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks
Date: March 24, 2017
Description: The Oculina Bank, Vero Beach, Fla.
Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks of the Oculina Bank, Vero Beach, Fla.
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 at least two variations of counterfeit cashier’s checks using a correct routing number of 067092556 are being presented for payment nationwide in connection with various online job opportunity and auction scams.
The counterfeit checks may be identified by the following traits:
Variation No. 1
Variation No. 2
Counterfeit checks presented to date have been made payable in varying amounts, contain an authorized signature of “Mel J. Lussent,” and include an incorrect account number with an ending digit of “9.”
For additional information and to verify the authenticity of cashier’s checks drawn on the Oculina Bank, please contact Ryan O’Connor, Compliance Officer, by mail at 4450 24th Ave., Vero Beach, FL 32967; by telephone at (772) 563-2212, Ext. 1115; by fax at (772) 563-4909; 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
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
For additional information regarding other types of financial fraud, please visit the OCC’s anti-fraud resources page.
Monica A. Freas