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SPECIAL ALERT

FIL-21-2002
March 5, 2002

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

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has learned that counterfeit cashier's checks drawn on Greenfield Banking Company, Greenfield, Indiana, are in circulation. Attached for your information are a copy of one of the bank's legitimate cashier's checks and a copy of one of the counterfeit instruments. The bank's legitimate checks are light blue in color with some white mixed in. The counterfeit items are light green in color with dark green edges.

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

Ms. Vickie Mattox
Greenfield Banking Company
P. O. Box 587
Greenfield, Indiana 46140
Telephone: (317) 462-1431, Ext. 254
Fax: (317) 467-7054

Information about these instruments also may be forwarded to the FDIC's Special Activities Section, 550 17th Street, N.W., Room F-6012, Washington, D.C. 20429. Information also may be transmitted electronically to alert@fdic.gov.

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 "News, 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.

Michael J. Zamorski
Director

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Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

Last Updated 03/05/2002 communications@fdic.gov