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FDIC Consumer News - Summer 1999

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.


Wanted: Crime Stories

We're gathering information about how "average citizens" stop frauds and thefts involving bank accounts, credit cards, checks, etc. The best stories and crime-fighting tips may appear in a future issue.

Please send your stories (including any newspaper clippings or other supporting material) by December 1, 1999, 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 include your name, address and phone number. No names will appear in print without permission.

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Last Updated 09/10/1999 communications@fdic.gov