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SA-230-2006
August 18, 2006


TO: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (also of interest to Security Officer)
SUBJECT: Counterfeit Cashier's Checks
Summary: Counterfeit cashier's checks bearing the name Old National Bank, Evansville, Indiana, are reportedly in circulation.

Old National Bank, Evansville, Indiana, has contacted the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) to report that counterfeit cashier's checks bearing the bank's name are in circulation. The items are reportedly associated with various lottery scams.

The counterfeit items display the routing number 086300012, which is assigned to Old National Bank. The counterfeit items presented to date have been dark blue, green and purple in color and are printed on versa stock paper. The items appear to have a security statement along the top border. The items have neither a remitter line, nor a security statement along the bottom. Correspondence accompanying the counterfeit items alerts the recipients of their winning status in either a sweepstakes or lottery. Copies of the correspondence are not available at this time.

For additional information or to verify the authenticity of the check, please contact:

Mail: Corporate Security Department
Old National Bank
Evansville, Indiana
Phone:(866) 795-7474
Fax: (812) 461-9313
E-mail: security@oldnational.com

Additional information concerning this matter may be brought to the OCC's attention:

Mail: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Special Supervision Division, MS 6-4
250 E Street, SW
Washington, DC 20219
Fax: (202) 874-5214
E-mail: occalertresponses@occ.treas.gov
Internet:http://www.occ.gov

Information about counterfeit items, cyber-fraud incidents and other fraudulent activity may be forwarded to the FDIC's Cyber-Fraud and Financial Crimes Section, 550 17th Street, N.W., Room F-4004, 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 website at www.fdic.gov/news/news/SpecialAlert/2006/index.html. To learn how to automatically receive FDIC Special Alerts through e-mail, please visit www.fdic.gov/about/subscriptions/index.html.

Sandra L. Thompson
Acting Director
Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

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Last Updated 8/18/2006 communications@fdic.gov