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FDIC Consumer News - Spring 1998

Important Update: Changes in FDIC Deposit Insurance Coverage

The FDIC deposit insurance rules have undergone a series of changes starting in the fall of 2008. As a result, certain previously published information related to FDIC insurance coverage may not reflect the current rules. For details about the changes, visit Changes in FDIC Deposit Insurance Coverage. For more information about FDIC insurance, go to www.fdic.gov/deposit/deposits/index.html or call toll-free 1-877-ASK-FDIC (1-877-275-3342). For the hearing-impaired, the number is 1-800-925-4618.

Calling All Crime Solvers: Tell Us Your  Stories

We’re gathering information about how “average citizens” stop frauds and thefts involving bank accounts, credit cards, checks and so on. We want to know about unsung heroes who noticed something odd, reported it to the authorities or the bank, and learned later that a crime was thwarted. We’re also interested in any additional crime-fighting tips not mentioned in this issue of FDIC Consumer News. The best stories and suggestions may appear in a future issue.

Please send your stories (including any newspaper clippings or other supporting material) and your words of wisdom by September 1, 1998 to: Jay Rosenstein, FDIC Consumer News, 550 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20429. The e-mail address is jrosenstein@fdic.gov. Our fax is (202) 898-3870. Please also include your name, address and phone number. No names will appear in print without permission.

MAN DRESSED IN ARMOUR STANDING BY A DRAGON  

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