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Financial Institution Letter

SUBJECT: St. Genevieve Bank & Trust - Fictitious Checks

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has learned that fictitious cashier's checks are in circulation. The checks bear the name St. Genevieve Bank & Trust, St. Genevieve, MO 63670. The St. Genevieve Bank & Trust does not exist. The routing number used on the checks, 08190356, is assigned to the Bank of Ste. Genevieve, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, a legitimate bank. A copy of one of the fictitious checks is attached for your information.

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

Mr. Steve Abts
Bank of Ste. Genevieve
P. O. Box 408
Ste. Genevieve, Missouri 63670
Telephone: (573) 883-3501
Fax: (573) 883-3519 Information about 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)

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: June 14, 2002