The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has learned that counterfeit cashier's checks drawn on the First National Bank Southeast, Reidsville, North Carolina, are in circulation. A copy of one such instrument is attached for your information.
Please note that the bank's legitimate cashier's checks do not have the following statement printed on them:
"THIS DOCUMENT HAS A COLORED BACKGROUND & MICROPRINTING. THE REVERSE SIDE OF THIS DOCUMENT HAS AN ARTIFICIAL WATERMARK."
Any information you have concerning this matter should be brought to the attention of:
Ms. Karen Lewis
Assistant Vice President, Security
First National Bank Southeast
Reidsville, North Carolina
Telephone (336) 342-3346, Extension 247
Fax (336) 349-8035
Information concerning these instruments also may be forwarded to the FDIC's Special Activities Section, 550 17th Street, NW, Room F-6012, Washington, DC 20429.
James L. Sexton
Attachment: (An electronic version of the attachment is not available.)
Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)
NOTE: Paper copies of FDIC financial institutions letters may be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center, 801 17th Street, NW, Room100, Washington, DC 20434 (800-276-6003 or (703) 562-2200).