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Counterfeit or Stolen Instruments

If you receive counterfeit instruments (e.g. cashier’s checks, money orders, forms of identification) or become aware of stolen instruments, report this information to the OCC on the Counterfeit Reporting Form.

Need to report counterfeit currency?

Visit the Secret Service Website to complete a Counterfeit Note Report or contact your local U.S. Secret Service field office. (Note: You must send the Counterfeit Note Report to your local U.S. Secret Service field office. Visit the U.S. Secret Service Website for more information.)

OCC Alerts

Review recent OCC Alerts of fraudulent activity.

Related News and Issuances
Publish DateIdentifierTitle
05/22/2019  Alert 2019-5, Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks of Farmers & Merchants National Bank, Nashville, Ill.
03/13/2019  Alert 2019-2, Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks of the First National Bank of Elmer, Elmer, NJ
08/08/2018  Alert 2018-10, Counterfeit Official Bank Checks of Gate City Bank, Fargo, N.D.