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Financial Institution Letter
Special Alert

SUBJECT: Lost or Stolen Cashier's Checks

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has learned that a number of cashier's checks drawn on Household Bank are missing and presumed stolen. The instruments have serial numbers ranging from 000175601 through and including 000176400 and are further identified as originating from the bank's Pomona, California, office. To date, five such items have been presented for payment. A copy of one such instrument is attached for your information.

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

Mr. James Houlihan
Fraud Investigator
Household International, Inc.
1301 East Tower Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Telephone (847) 843-5532

Information concerning these instruments also may be forwarded to the FDIC's Special Activities Section, 550 17th Street, NW, Room F-6012, Washington, DC 20429.

Nicholas J. Ketcha Jr.

Attachment: An electronic version of the attachment is not available.

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: December 4, 1998