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Special Alert

September 26, 1997


SUBJECT: Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has advised us that counterfeit cashier's checks drawn on the First National Bank and Trust, Monroe, Wisconsin, are in circulation. A copy of a legitimate instrument and a copy of a counterfeit instrument are attached. If you have any information concerning this matter, please contact the bank by phone at (815) 961-7190 or by fax at (815) 961-7227.

Information concerning 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.

Nicholas J. Ketcha Jr.

Attachment: facsimile cashier's check

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

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