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Financial Institution Letters


SPECIAL ALERT

FIL-8-2001
January 30, 2001

TO: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
SUBJECT: Stolen Cashier's Checks and Money Orders

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has been informed by the GreenPoint Bank, Brooklyn, New York, that a number of the bank's cashier's checks and money orders have been stolen from one of its branches.

To date, some of the items have been negotiated at several foreign and domestic banks. A photocopy of one of the bank's cashier's checks and a photocopy of one of the bank's money orders are attached for your information.

The missing cashier's checks are numbered as follows:

  • 311347154 through and including 311347164
  • 311347313 through and including 311347330
  • 311347412 through and including 311347437
  • 311347711 through and including 311347736
  • 311347808 through and including 311347825

The missing money orders are numbered as follows:

  • 477360357 through and including 477360371
  • 641803742 through and including 641803750
  • 641803836 through and including 641803849

Any information you may have concerning these items should be directed to:

Erwin Kump
Senior Investigator - Security
GreenPoint Bank
807 Manhattan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222
Telephone: (718) 706-2926
Fax: (718) 383-3675

Information about these instruments also may be forwarded 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 "News, Events & FOIA."

Michael J. Zamorski
Acting Director

Attachment: (Not available electronically)

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

Last Updated 1/30/2001 communications@fdic.gov