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Special Alert

FIL-70-97
July 18, 1997

 

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

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has informed us that a substantial number of counterfeit cashier's checks drawn on Seattle-First National Bank, Seattle, Washington, are in circulation. The counterfeit instruments do not have a MICR field nor is the drawer accurately indicated.

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

    SeaFirst Bank
    Loss Prevention
    800 5th Avenue, Floor 10
    Seattle, WA 98124
    Fax (206) 356-0194

Information concerning these instruments also may be forwarded to the FDIC's Special Activities Section, 550 17th Street, N.W., Room F-612, Washington, D.C. 20429.

Nicholas J. Ketcha Jr.
Director

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

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