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Financial Institution Letter
Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

TO: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
SUBJECT: Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has learned that counterfeit cashier's checks drawn on the First National Bank Southeast, Reidsville, North Carolina, are in circulation. A copy of one such instrument is attached for your information.

Please note that the bank's legitimate cashier's checks do not have the following statement printed on them:

"THIS DOCUMENT HAS A COLORED BACKGROUND & MICROPRINTING. THE REVERSE SIDE OF THIS DOCUMENT HAS AN ARTIFICIAL WATERMARK."

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

Ms. Karen Lewis
Assistant Vice President, Security
First National Bank Southeast
Reidsville, North Carolina
Telephone (336) 342-3346, Extension 247
Fax (336) 349-8035

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.

James L. Sexton
Director


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

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

NOTE: Paper copies of FDIC financial institutions letters may be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center, 801 17th Street, NW, Room100, Washington, DC 20434 (800-276-6003 or (703) 562-2200).


FIL-11-99
Last Updated: February 3, 1999