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Inactive Financial Institution Letters


SPECIAL ALERT

FIL-60-2002
June 14, 2002

TO: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
SUBJECT: Adelanto Business Savings & Trust - Fictitious Checks

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has learned that fictitious cashier's checks are in circulation. The checks bear the name Adelanto Business Savings & Trust. No information is available on the location. The Adelanto Business Savings & Trust does not exist in the United States. The routing number used on the checks is assigned to California Chohung Bank, Los Angeles, California, a legitimate bank. Photocopies of some of the fictitious checks are attached for your information.

Information about these checks or similar items may be forwarded to the FDIC's Special Activities Section, 550 17th Street, NW, Room F-6012, Washington, DC 20429. Information may also 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 06/14/2002 communications@fdic.gov