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SA-213-2006
July 28, 2006


TO: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (also of interest to Security Officer)
SUBJECT: Fraudulent Checks
Summary: Fraudulent checks bearing the name Bankers' Bank Northeast are reportedly in circulation.

Bankers' Bank Northeast, Glastonbury, Connecticut, has contacted the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to report that fraudulent checks bearing the institution's name are in circulation.

The fraudulent items display the routing number 011110617, which is assigned to Bankers' Bank Northeast. However, Bankers' Bank Northeast does not offer checking accounts to customers or businesses, nor does it issue treasurer, official or cashier checks.

Any information you have concerning this matter should be brought to the attention of:

Elissa G. Reynolds
Vice President of Operations
Bankers' Bank Northeast
655 Winding Brook Drive
Glastonbury, Connecticut 06033
Phone: (860) 657-2265
Fax: (860) 633-5877
E-mail: egr@bankersbanknortheast.com

Information about counterfeit items, cyber-fraud incidents and other fraudulent activity may be forwarded to the FDIC's Cyber-Fraud and Financial Crimes Section, 550 17th Street, N.W., Room F-4004, Washington, D.C. 20429, or transmitted electronically to alert@fdic.gov. Information related to federal deposit insurance or consumer issues should be submitted to the FDIC using an online form that can be accessed at http://www2.fdic.gov/starsmail/index.asp.

For your reference, FDIC Special Alerts may be accessed from the FDIC's website at www.fdic.gov/news/news/SpecialAlert/2006/index.html. To learn how to automatically receive FDIC Special Alerts through e-mail, please visit www.fdic.gov/about/subscriptions/index.html.

Sandra L. Thompson
Acting Director
Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

NOTE: Paper copies of FDIC Special Alerts may be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information (1-877-275-3342).




Last Updated 7/28/2006 communications@fdic.gov