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SPECIAL ALERT

FIL-15-2002
February 27, 2002

TO: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
SUBJECT: Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has learned that counterfeit cashier's checks drawn on Community Bank of the Cumberlands, Jamestown, Tennessee, are in circulation. Attached for your information is a copy of one of the bank's legitimate cashier's checks and a copy of one of the counterfeit instruments.

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

Mr. Mike Stone
Community Bank of the Cumberlands
P. O. Box 696
Jamestown, Tennessee 38556
Telephone: (931) 879-7007
Fax: (931) 879-8607
E-mail: mikes@communitybankotc.com

Information about these instruments also may be forwarded to the FDIC's Special Activities Section, 550 17th Street, NW, Room F-6012, Washington, DC 20429. Information also may be transmitted electronically to alert@fdic.gov.

For your reference, all FDIC Financial Institution Letters published since January of 1995 may be found on the FDIC's Web site at www.fdic.gov under "News, Events & FOIA." To learn how to automatically receive FDIC Financial Institution Letters through e-mail, please visit http://www.fdic.gov/news/news/announcements/index.html.

Michael J. Zamorski
Executive Director

Attachment: Not available electronically.

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

NOTE: Paper copies of FDIC financial institution letters may be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center, 801 17th Street, NW, Room 100, Washington, DC 20434 (800-276-6003 or (703) 562-2200).

Last Updated 02/27/2002 communications@fdic.gov