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SPECIAL ALERT

FIL-18-2002
February 27, 2002

TO: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
SUBJECT: Stolen Treasurer's Checks

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has been informed by the Chittenden Bank, Brattleboro, Vermont, that 1,000 of the bank's treasurer's checks were stolen during a January 31, 2002, robbery of the Berkshire Armored Carrier Facility in Rutland, Vermont. The missing checks are numbered 6153451 through and including 6154450. A copy of one of the bank's checks is attached for your information.

Any information you may have about these items should be directed to:

Ms. Pat Stretton
Security Department
Chittenden Bank
P. O. Box 820
Burlington, Vermont 05402
Telephone: (802) 258-5005
Fax: (802) 660-1521

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.

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 "Newsroom, Events & FOIA." For information about receiving automatic notification of the issuance of Financial Institution Letters, please go to 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 02/27/2002 communications@fdic.gov