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Financial Institution Letter
Special Alert

SUBJECT: Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has learned that cashier's checks drawn on Republic Bank of Norman, Norman, Oklahoma, have been counterfeited. The instruments presented to date have serial numbers ranging from 61731 to 67456. The counterfeit items are identical to the bank's legitimate cashier's checks and contain a facsimile signature or forged signature of Pam Flowers, a bank employee. To date, the counterfeit checks have been presented at various banks in the states of California, Colorado, Massachusetts and Washington.

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

    Donna Hardcastle
    Republic Bank of Norman
    1200 East Lindsey
    Norman, OK 73071
    Telephone (405) 360-5369

Information about these instruments also may be forwarded to the FDIC's Special Activities Section, 550 17th Street, N.W., Room F-612, Washington, D.C. 20429.

Nicholas J. Ketcha Jr.

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, N.W., Room 100, Washington, D.C. 20434 ((703) 562-2200 or 800-276-6003). Electronic versions are available on FDIC's website at: News, Events & FOIA

Last Updated: May 9, 1997