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Special Alerts

SA-18-2010
March 1, 2010


TO: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (also of interest to Security Officer)
SUBJECT: Lost or Stolen Cashier's Check
Summary: Lost or Stolen cashier's checks bearing the name Mega Bank are reportedly in circulation.

Mega Bank, San Gabriel, California, has contacted the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to report that 125 cashier's checks bearing the institution's name were lost or stolen.

The associated cashier's checks range in numbers from 011751 to 011875 and display the routing number 122244870, assigned to Mega Bank.

A copy of an authentic check (VOID) is attached for your review.

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

Peter Leung
Vice President and Operations Administrator
Mega Bank
245 West Valley Boulevard
San Gabriel, California 91776-3737
Telephone: (626) 382-1538
Fax: (626) 282-9333
E-mail: pleung@megabankusa.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-3054, 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 www.fdic.gov/news/news/SpecialAlert/2010/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
Director
Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection

Attachment (not available electronically)

NOTE: As a security precaution, the FDIC does not post to its Web site electronic images of fraudulent items or authentic checks that have been counterfeited. This is to avoid attempts by others to use these instruments to facilitate additional fraud. Financial institutions can view images of the fraudulent items and authentic checks (marked as VOID) using the FDIC's free, secure Web site, FDICconnect. (See more information about FDICconnect at http://www.fdic.gov/news/news/financial/2006/fil06032.html.) Printed copies of each Special Alert and its attachment(s) may also be obtained from the FDIC's Public Information Center (telephone: 1-877-275-3342 or 703-562-2200; fax: 703-562-2296; or e-mail: publicinfo@fdic.gov).

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)




Last Updated 3/1/2010 communications@fdic.gov