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Financial Institution Letter

SUBJECT: Missing Money Orders

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has been informed by Peoples State Bank, Many, Louisiana , that 1,200 of the bank's money orders have been stolen while in transit from the printer to the bank. Circulation may be widespread. A copy of one of the bank's money orders is attached for your information. The bank's money orders are marked "Issued by Integrated Payment Systems, Inc., Englewood, Colorado." Financial institutions can confirm the validity of money orders or checks marked "Issued by Integrated Payment Systems, Inc., Englewood, Colorado," by calling 1-800-223-7520 and following the guided menu. The missing money orders are numbered as follows:

  • 719579900 through 719579999
  • 719580500 through 719580799
  • 719580900 through 719581699

Any information you may have concerning these items should be directed to:

Mr. James R. Gandy
CFO/Internal Auditor
Peoples State Bank
180 San Antonio Avenue
Many, Louisiana 71449-1200
Telephone: (318) 256-0979
Fax: (318) 256-5357

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

For your reference, all FDIC Financial Institution Letters published since January of 1995 may be found on the FDIC's Web site at under "News, Events, FOIA." To learn how to automatically receive FDIC Financial Institution Letters through e-mail, please visit .

Michael J. Zamorski

Attachment: (not available electronically)

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

Last Updated: August 16, 2002