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SA-201-2007
August 3, 2007


TO: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (also of interest to Security Officer)
SUBJECT: Stolen Certificate of Deposit Interest Checks
Summary: Certificate of deposit interest checks drawn on Citizens First Bank, Wartburg, Tennessee, have been reported stolen.

Citizens First Bank, Wartburg, Tennessee, has contacted the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to report that 1,500 certificate of deposit interest checks were stolen. These instruments include the routing number 064204402, which is assigned to Citizens First Bank. Serial numbers associated with these checks are 21818 through 21864.

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

Betty Maden
Senior Vice President
Citizens First Bank
P.O. Box 1189
Wartburg, Tennessee 37887
Telephone: (423) 346-2265
Fax: (865) 435-7496
E-mail: bmaden@cfbbank.com
Alternate contact:
Wendell S. Langley
Senior Vice President
Citizens First Bank
P.O. Box 1189
Wartburg, Tennessee 37887
Telephone: (423) 346-2265
Fax: (423) 346-2946
E-mail: wlangley@cfbbank.com

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. Questions 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.

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Sandra L. Thompson
Director
Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

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Last Updated 8/3/2007 communications@fdic.gov