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February 13, 2007

TO: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (also of interest to Security Officer)
SUBJECT: Missing, Lost or Stolen Certificate of Deposit Interest Checks
Summary: Certificate of Deposit Interest Checks drawn on Independent Bank of Austin, SSB, Lakeway, Texas, are reported as missing, lost or stolen.

Independent Bank of Austin, SSB, Austin, Texas, has contacted the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to report that 259 Certificate of Deposit Interest Checks bearing the institution's name are missing, lost or stolen. These instruments display the routing number 114994028, which is assigned to Independent Bank of Austin, SSB. The associated check numbers displayed in the top- right corner are the following:

5459 and 5460,
5611 through 5618,
5658 through 5751,
5776 through 5897, and
5906 through 5938.

The checks display the following information: Independent Bank, P.O. Box 342049, Austin, Texas 78734, (512) 261-3355.

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

Beth Gidley
Vice President Operations / Assistant Cashier
Independent Bank of Austin, SSB
2101 Lakeway Boulevard
Suite 130
Lakeway, Texas 78734
Telephone: (512) 261-3355
Fax: (512) 261-3356
E-mail: beth@ibankaustin.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. Questions 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 http://www.fdic.gov/news/news/SpecialAlert/2007/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
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 Center (1-877-275-3342 or 703-562-2200).

Last Updated 2/13/2007 communications@fdic.gov