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Special Alert

March 15, 1999


SUBJECT: Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has learned that counterfeit cashier's checks drawn on Six Rivers National Bank, Eureka, California, are in circulation. A copy of one such instrument is attached for your information.

Please note that the counterfeit checks are in the number range of 095### and the signature appears to be stamped on the check. All counterfeit items presented to date show the remitter as Charline Ford, Trustee. The counterfeit checks are bright green, while the authentic checks are pale green.

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

Ms. Maureen Hebert
Compliance Officer
Six Rivers National Bank
Eureka, California
Telephone (707) 443-8400
Fax (707) 443-1897

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.

For your reference, all FDIC Financial Institution Letters published since January of 1995 may be found on the FDIC's Web site at under the "Banking News" category.

  James L. Sexton

Attachment: (Electronic version 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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