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January 19, 2005

TO: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (also of interest to Security Officer)
SUBJECT: Missing Cashier's Checks
Summary: Missing cashier's checks drawn on Bank of America, National Association, Charlotte, North Carolina, may be in circulation.

Bank of America, National Association, Charlotte, North Carolina, has contacted the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to report that cashier's checks of the institution are missing. The cashier's checks were reportedly lost in shipment.

These instruments display the routing number of 114000019 for Bank of America, National Association, Charlotte, North Carolina. The account number on all of the checks is 1641003755 and the check number range is 1809100 through 1809599. A copy of an authentic cashier's check (VOID) is attached for your review.

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

James D. Grace
Vice President, Corporate Investigations
Sylvana Tang
Accounting Specialist
Bank of America, National Association, Charlotte, North Carolina
901 Main Street, 18th Floor
Dallas, Texas 75202
Telephone: (214) 209-9097
Telephone: (713) 247-6065
Fax: (214) 209-9691
Information about these instruments may be forwarded to the FDIC's Special Activities Section, 550 17th Street, N.W., Room F-4040, Washington, D.C. 20429, or transmitted electronically to alert@fdic.gov. Information related to federal deposit insurance or consumer issues should be submitted to the FDIC using an online form that can be accessed at http://www2.fdic.gov/starsmail/index.asp.

For your reference, FDIC Special Alerts may be accessed from the FDIC's Web site at www.fdic.gov/news/news/SpecialAlert/2005/index.html. To learn how to automatically receive FDIC Special Alerts through e-mail, please visit www.fdic.gov/about/subscriptions/index.html.

Michael J. Zamorski
Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection

Attachment (not available electronically)

NOTE: As a security precaution, the FDIC does not post to its Web site online copies of fraudulent instruments or copies of the genuine instruments that have been counterfeited. This is to avoid attempts by others to use the electronic versions of these instruments to facilitate additional fraud. Printed copies of fraudulent instruments are mailed with the Special Alert letter to the financial institutions on the letter's distribution list (generally, FDIC-supervised banks - commercial and savings). Printed copies of the Special Alert and its attachment(s) may also be obtained from the FDIC's Public Information Center, 801 17th Street, NW, Room 100, Washington, DC 20434 (telephone: 1-877-275-3342 or (703) 562-2200; fax: (703) 562-2296; or e-mail: publicinfo@fdic.gov).

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

Last Updated 1/19/2005 communications@fdic.gov