The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has asked the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to circulate information to FDIC-supervised institutions about fictitious documents that contain proposals suggesting that individuals can claim certain international payments reportedly being held by the OCC. A copy of the OCC Alert describing these documents is attached for your information. Copies of the fictitious documents are also attached.
Information about these documents may be forwarded to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Enforcement and Compliance Division, 250 E Street, SW, Washington, DC 20219. Information also may be sent 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 www.fdic.gov under "Newsroom, Events & FOIA." To learn how to automatically receive FDIC Financial Institution Letters through e-mail, please visit http://www.fdic.gov/news/news/announcements/index.html.
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).