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SPECIAL ALERT

FIL-50-2002
May 22, 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 Yukon National Bank, Yukon, Oklahoma, are in circulation. The bank's name is misspelled as "Yunkon National Bank" in the lower left corner of the counterfeit instruments, and the check number, routing number and account number appear to be typewritten and not MICR encoded. Attached for your information are 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 concerning this matter should be brought to the attention of:

Ms. Marsha Provence
Operations Officer
Yukon National Bank
P. O. Box 851700
Yukon, Oklahoma 73085
Telephone: (405) 354-5281 Ext. 216
Fax: (405) 354-9869
Information concerning these instruments also may be forwarded to the FDIC's Special Activities Section, 550 17th Street, N.W., 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
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 05/22/2002 communications@fdic.gov