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SPECIAL ALERT

FIL-65-2002
June 14, 2002

TO: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
SUBJECT: Millennia Funding - Fictitious Cashier's Checks

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has learned that fictitious cashier's checks are in circulation. The checks bear the name Millennia Funding, A Community Bank, 2800 Billy Graham Parkway, Charlotte, NC 28273, and the telephone number 704-588-7672. There is no bank in North Carolina named Millennia Funding. The routing number used on the checks, 053112343, is assigned to the Millennia Community Bank in Greenville, North Carolina, which is a legitimate bank that has no offices in Charlotte, North Carolina. Copies of two of the fictitious checks are attached for your information.

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

Mr. Donnie Phillips
Operations Officer
Millennia Community Bank
P. O. Box 30410
Greenville, North Carolina 27838
Telephone: (252) 695-0077
Fax: (252) 754-0735

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

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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