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SA-253-2007
September 14, 2007


TO: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (also of interest to Security Officer)
SUBJECT: Stolen Cashier's Checks
Summary: Stolen cashier's checks bearing the name Community Bank of Florida, Inc., Homestead, Florida, are reportedly in circulation.

Community Bank of Florida, Inc., Homestead, Florida, has contacted the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to report that cashier's checks bearing the institution's name have been stolen.

The cashier's checks were stolen during a robbery and display the serial numbers 378002 through 378101, for a total of 100 checks. The routing number 067008993, which is assigned to Community Bank of Florida, is shown on the checks.

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

Daniel Lipe
Executive Vice President
Community Bank of Florida, Inc.
28801 Southwest 157th Avenue
Homestead, Florida 33033
Telephone: (305) 245-2211, extension 389
Fax: (305) 242-4639
E-mail: dlipe@communitybankfl.com

Information about counterfeit items, cyber-fraud incidents, and other fraudulent activity may be forwarded to the FDIC's Cyber-Fraud and Financial Crimes Section, 550 17th Street, N.W., Room F-4004, Washington, D.C. 20429, or transmitted electronically to alert@fdic.gov. Questions related to federal deposit insurance or consumer issues should be submitted to the FDIC using an online form that can be accessed at http://www2.fdic.gov/starsmail/index.asp.

For your reference, FDIC Special Alerts may be accessed from the FDIC's website at http://www.fdic.gov/news/news/SpecialAlert/2007/index.html . To learn how to automatically receive FDIC Special Alerts through e-mail, please visit www.fdic.gov/about/subscriptions/index.html.

Sandra L. Thompson
Director
Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

Note: Paper copies of FDIC Special Alerts may be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center by calling 1-877-275-3342 or 703-562-2200.




Last Updated 9/14/2007 communications@fdic.gov