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Inactive Financial Institution Letters 

Special Alert

December 30, 1998


SUBJECT: Counterfeit Official Checks

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has learned that counterfeit official checks drawn on Sterling National Bank and Trust, New York, New York, are in circulation. 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. Joseph McGee
Vice President and Security Officer
Sterling National Bank and Trust
New York, New York
Telephone (212) 575-5230
Fax (212) 575-3485

Information concerning these instruments also may be forwarded to the FDIC's Special Activities Section, 550 17th Street, N.W., Room F-6012, Washington, D.C. 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 07/17/1999

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