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This is a Quick Reference Guide to missing, stolen, fictitious, and altered official checks, cashier’s checks, money orders, and similar items. The data is organized alphabetically by name of institution and reflects alerts issued since 2001. To see alerts in chronological order, click here.

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Institution Name Type of Item
Date of Alert
Details
Oak Brook Bank
Oak Brook, Illinois
Contact: Ms. Kathy Kuzmicki
Telephone: (630) 571-1050, Ext. 242
Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks
FDIC FIL-75-2002
July 9, 2002
Circulation appears to be nationwide. The routing number on the counterfeit checks is 071923310.
Oak Hill Bank
Jackson, OH
Contact: Dan Dobbins
Telephone: 740-286-3283
Fax: 740-286-1224
Counterfeit Official Checks
SA-278-2007/a>
October 17, 2007
The counterfeit items display the routing number 022000868, which is assigned to Citibank, N.A., Buffalo, New York. Oak Hill Banks issues official checks through an Integrated Payment Systems, Inc., account at Citibank, N.A. The items are not similar to authentic checks and display the words "Official Check" in the top-left corner. The counterfeit items also have descriptions of security features embedded in the top border, pre-printed "PAY TO THE ORDER OF" and "DOLLARS" lines, and the words "AUTHORIZED SIGNATURE" below the signature line.

Authentic official checks are light green and display the words "OFFICIAL CHECK" in the lower- left corner above an indemnity bond notice. The bank's city, state and zip code appear below the bank's logo, name and slogan in the top center. The bank's name and the words "AUTHORIZED SIGNATURE" are printed above the signature line in the lower-right corner.
Oak Valley Community Bank
Oakdale, California

Contact:
Janice Power
Telephone: (209) 844-7524
Fax: (209) 844-7524

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks


SA-83-2006
April 11, 2006
The counterfeit items display the routing number 121142119, which is assigned to Oak Valley Community Bank, but are not similar to authentic checks in appearance. The counterfeit items display the wording "CASHIER'S CHECK" along the left border and include a logo of a "1" superimposed on top of a map of the United States, encircled in a globe. The wording "TO THE ORDER OF" appears in the lower-left corner of the counterfeit items.

Authentic cashier's checks display the bank's oak tree logo, name and address in the top center and "Cashier's Check" in the lower-left corner. Authentic items are tan and have a metallic holograph border with oak leaf designs across the top. Diamond-shaped watermarks appear on the reverse side.
O'Bannon Bank
Buffalo, Missouri
Contact: Ms. Sherry Claspill
Telephone: (417) 345-2251 Ext. 227
Counterfeit Cashier's Checks
FIL-99-2002
August 27, 2002
The counterfeit items bear the routing number 081505702 and the account number 780001.
O'Bannon Banking Company
Buffalo, MO
Contact: Janet Turner
Telephone: (417) 345-2251, extension 2402
Fax: (417) 345-6116
Counterfeit Cashier's Checks
SA-111-2010
August 3, 2010
The counterfeit items display the routing number 081505702, which is assigned to O'Bannon Banking Company. The items are similar to authentic checks; however, the counterfeit items have ornate borders. Authentic cashier's checks are gray and have a single-line border.
Oceanside Bank
Jacksonville Beach, Florida

Contact:
Ann Van Voorst
Telephone: (904) 247-9494
Fax: (904) 247-4672

Counterfeit Checks


SA-13-2009
January 8, 2009
Some counterfeit items display the routing number 063105515, which is assigned to Lafayette State Bank, Mayo, Florida, and some counterfeit items display the routing number 063114276, which is assigned to Oceanside Bank. The counterfeit items display a security feature statement embedded in the top border and the bank's name and address in the top-center area. Authentic cashier's checks display the words "CASHIER'S CHECK" vertically along the left side and the bank's name, address and telephone number in the top-left corner. "VOID AFTER 90 DAYS," "PAYABLE THROUGH BB&T, CHARLESTON, WV," and "REMITTER:" are shown below the bank's name, address, and telephone number.
Oceanside Bank
Jacksonville Beach, Florida

Contact:
Mr. Steve Miller
Telephone: (904) 247-4092 Ext 329

Counterfeit Money Orders


SA-47-2003
May 14, 2004
The counterfeit items are drawn upon the bank and display the proper routing number of 051900353. The counterfeit checks are similar to the authentic official checks; however, the authentic instruments are printed on light green check paper stock and the bank logo includes the portrait of a pelican facing right. The check paper stock of counterfeit items is light blue and the pelican logo has been inverted.
Oconee State Bank,
Watkinsville, GA

Contact:
Deposit Operations Department
Telephone: (706) 769-6611
Fax: (706) 583-3920

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks


SA-154-2009
August 31, 2009
The counterfeit items display the routing number 061113282, which is assigned to Oconee State Bank. The items are pink and display a security feature statement embedded in a darkened top border and along the bottom border between two padlocks. The words "CASHIERS CHECK" appear slightly off center at the top. Authentic checks are light blue and display a padlock icon and security statement embedded in the right border. The words "CASHIERS CHECK" appear in the top-right corner. A "Memo" line is displayed in the lower-left corner.
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency


Contact:
OCC
202) 874-5301
OCC Email: occalertresponses@occ.treas.gov

Unauthorized Banking Listing


SA-94-2006
April 12, 2006
On March 28, 2006, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued the attached Alert 06-16, which provides an alphabetical listing of entities engaged in unauthorized banking activities, both offshore and domestic, named in OCC alerts from 1996 through the date the listing was issued. The listing is intended to aid in the search for names of such entities and to indicate the nature of the problem that prompted the alert. Both the listing and the individual alerts are available on the OCC's website at http://www.occ.treas.gov (click "Issuances," then "Alerts").
Ohio Heritage Bank
Coshocton, Ohio

Contact:
Tim A. Vance
Telephone: (740) 622-8311
Fax: (740) 623-2492

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks


SA-86-2005
July 25, 2005
The counterfeit items display the proper routing number of 041202922 for Ohio Heritage Bank; however, the fraudulent items are markedly dissimilar to authentic bank checks. The layout, style and fonts are different.
Ohio State Bank
Marion, OH

Contact:
Cathy Hensel
Telephone: (740) 387-2265, extension 125
Fax: (740) 383-4713

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks


SA-57-2010
May 24, 2010
The counterfeit items display the routing number 044102524, which is assigned to The Ohio State Bank. The items are similar to authentic cashier's checks; however, a security feature statement is embedded in a darkened top border and along the bottom border between two padlock icons. Authentic cashier's checks are gray with red accent and dark lines across the top and bottom. A padlock icon and vertical security feature statement are along the right side.
The Ohio Valley Bank Company
Gallipolis, OH

Contact:
Molly Tarbett
Telephone: (740) 446-2631, ext. 247

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks


SA-117-2009
July 20, 2009
The counterfeit items display the routing number 044204370, which is assigned to Ohio Valley Bank Company. Ohio Valley Bank Company has an account with Refund Advantage, which is a Refund Anticipation Loan provider. Refund Advantage uses Ohio Valley Bank Company cashier check stock with Refund Advantage's name on it. The counterfeit items display an incorrect verification number, 1-877-552-6233. The words "REFUND ADVANTAGE" appear below the written dollar amount line. Authentic cashier's checks display the correct verification number, 1-800-618-6264, and the words "Pay to the order of" appear below the encoded dollar amount. The words "Void after December 31, 2009" are displayed in the lower-right corner.
The Ohio Valley Bank Company
Gallipolis, Ohio

Contact:
Molly Tarbett
Telephone: (740) 446-2631

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks


SA-127-2005
September 26, 2005
The counterfeit items display the routing number of 051900353, which is assigned to Branch Banking and Trust Company, Wilson, North Carolina. The routing number for The Ohio Valley Bank Company is 044204370. Authentic checks are mauve color and have a foil emblem. The counterfeit items display a telephone number, which does not appear on authentic checks.
Old National Bank
Evansville, IN

Contact: Old National Bank's Corporate Security Department
Telephone: 866-795-7474
Fax:(812) 461-9313

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks


SA-230-2006
August 18, 2006
The counterfeit items display the routing number 086300012, which is assigned to Old National Bank. The counterfeit items presented to date have been dark blue, green and purple in color and are printed on versa stock paper. The items appear to have a security statement along the top border. The items have neither a remitter line, nor a security statement along the bottom. Correspondence accompanying the counterfeit items alerts the recipients of their winning status in either a sweepstakes or lottery.
Old National Bank
Evansville, IN

Contact: Old National Bank's Corporate Security Department
Telephone: 866-795-7474
Fax:(812) 461-9313

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks


Alert 41-2006
August 4, 2006
The above-named bank has reported that counterfeit cashier's checks issued in the bank's name and using a correct routing number of 086300012 are being presented for payment nationwide in connection with various lottery scams.

The counterfeit items presented to date have been dark blue, green, and purple in color and are printed on versa stock paper. The instruments appear to have a security statement along the top border. The items have neither a remitter line nor a security statement along the bottom of the check. Correspondence accompanying the counterfeit items alerts the recipients of their winning status in either a sweepstakes or lottery. Copies of the correspondence are not available at this time.
The Old Point National Bank of Phoebus (The Old Point National Bank),
Hampton, VA

Contact: Jeff Sandford
Telephone: (757) 728-1237
Fax: (757) 325-6199

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks


SA-2-2008
January 4, 2008
The counterfeit items display the routing number 051406543, which is assigned to The Old Point National Bank. The counterfeit items are dissimilar to authentic cashier's checks. They have rounded corners and display a security feature statement embedded in a darkened top border. The bank's logo (framed lighthouse icon) and tiered name appear in the top-left corner. Authentic checks are light green in color and have ornate borders with square corners. The bank's logo (framed lighthouse icon) and single-line name appear in the top-left corner.
Olde Cypress Community Bank,
Clewiston, FL


Contact: James J. Johnson
Telephone: (863) 983-6181 Fax: (863) 983-7155

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks


SA-11-2010
January 28, 2010
The counterfeit items display the routing number 267084144, which is assigned to Olde Cypress Community Bank. A "NOTICE TO CUSTOMERS" statement appears in the top-left corner. The bank's name and an address, which is not associated with the bank, are top-centered. One "AUTHORIZED SIGNATURE" line is displayed in the lower-right corner. Authentic checks display an indemnity bond statement in the lower-left corner below the words "CASHIER'S CHECK." The bank's name and street address appear in the top-left corner. The bank's logo, P.O. Box and telephone number are top-centered. The statement "VOID AFTER 6 MONTHS" appears next to the two "AUTHORIZED SIGNATURE" lines in the lower-right corner.
Old Fort Banking Company,
Old Fort, Ohio,


Contact: Ruth A. Zoeller
Telephone: (419) 447-1513, extension 1531
Fax: (419) 447-4925

Counterfeit Bank Checks


SA-117-2010
August 4, 2010
The counterfeit items display the routing number 041212637, which is assigned to The Old Fort Banking Company. The items are markedly dissimilar to authentic cashier's checks. They are blue with blue borders and have a padlock icon and vertical security feature statement embedded in the right border. The bank name and address ("231 State Street, Beltsville, OH") are shown in the top-left corner. The words "AUTHORIZED SIGNATURE" appear below the signature line in the lower-right corner.

Authentic cashier's checks are yellow with ornate borders. The words "CASHIER'S CHECK" are inside a rectangle with ornate arrows at each end in the top-center area. A padlock icon and security feature statement appear to the right of the word "DOLLARS" at the end of the written dollar amount line. A "NOTICE TO CUSTOMER" is displayed in the top-left corner. The bank's name, logo, motto and "MEMBER FDIC" are in the lower-left corner.
Olympia Federal Savings and Loan Association,
Olympia, WA

Contact: Bobbi Kerr
Telephone: (360) 754-3400, ext. 1124
Fax: (360) 754-3437
Counterfeit Official Checks


Alert 2012-8
March 12, 2012
The above-named bank has reported that counterfeit official checks issued in the bank’s name and using a correct routing number of 092005411 are being presented for payment nationwide in connection with online employment opportunities.

Counterfeit items resemble the bank’s authentic official checks but may be identified by the following: The checks are white in color with green, blue, or brown shaded backgrounds. The lettering is typed in a bold black font, and the checks do not include the bank’s telephone number of (360) 275-6001. The instruments do, however, include one of the following security statements along the top border of the instrument: “THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS A TRUE WATERMARK – HOLD TO LIGHT TO VIEW,” “THIS DOCUMENT HAS AN WATERMARK PRINTED ON THE BACK,” and “THIS DOCUMENT HAS A COLORED BACKGROUND AND MICROPRINTING. REVERSE SIDE INCLUDES AN ARTIFICIAL WATERMARK.” Items presented to date have been made payable in varying amounts between $2,950 and $7,500. The items also include a remitter name of Amanda Vanwhy.
OmniAmerican Bank,
Fort Worth, TX

Contact: Angel Grizzle
Telephone: (817) 367-4627
Counterfeit Cashier's Checks


SA-33-2009
February 25, 2009
The counterfeit items display the routing number 102000979, which is assigned to JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., Denver, Colorado. The items are similar to authentic cashier's checks; however, the counterfeit items display a padlock icon and security feature statement on the right side. The word "REMITTER" appears in the lower-left corner. Authentic cashier's checks display the routing number 122234822, which is assigned to U.S. Bank, National Association, San Diego, California. OmniAmerican Bank issues its cashier's checks through MoneyGram International, Inc. using a payable-through account at U.S. Bank National Association. The authentic cashier's checks display a Thermochromic security feature at the end of the signature line in the lower-right corner.
OneUnited Bank
Boston Massachusetts(Los Angeles Branch)  Contact: Ms. Mary Schrader
Telephone: (617) 457-4491
FAX: (617) 457-4450
Counterfeit Cashier's Checks
SA-35-2003
July 3, 2003
The counterfeit items are drawn on the Los Angeles branch of the bank. The counterfeit instruments display several routing numbers, none of them belonging to the bank. The term "Cashier's Check" on the counterfeit instruments is neither centered nor circled, and the counterfeit instruments display an address under the logo, unlike the authentic check.
OnPoint Community Credit Union
Portland, Oregon 
Contact: Pat Strain
Telephone: (503) 497-2485 or (800) 527-3932, extension 5285
Fax: (503) 273-1709
Counterfeit Cashier's Checks
SA-24-2011
August 2, 2011
The counterfeit items display the routing number 323075880, which is assigned to OnPoint Community Credit Union. The items are similar in format to authentic cashier's checks. Counterfeit items have a dark green top border and a teal waterfall design background.

Authentic cashier's checks have a dark green border and a light green background. Checks when copied have a "VOID" background.
OptimumBank,
Plantation, FL Contact: Cheryl Folino
Telephone: (954) 452-9501 extension 800
Fax: (954) 452-9508
Counterfeit Official Checks
SA-66-2009
May 20, 2009
The counterfeit items display the routing number 067015096, which is assigned to OptimumBank. The counterfeit items are similar to authentic official checks; however, the counterfeit items display the "DATE" twice, and the embossed dollar amount in the center area is written. Authentic official checks have a light brown background with dark brown borders. The checks have an embossed numeric dollar amount in the center and a watermark on the back.
Orange County Teachers Federal Credit Union,
Santa Ana, CA

Contact:
Tari Cody
Telephone: (714) 258-4000, Extension 8151
Fax: (714) 258-4229

Counterfeit Money Orders


SA-78-2007
March 27, 2007
The counterfeit items display the routing number 322282001, which is assigned to Orange County Teachers Federal Credit Union, but are dissimilar to authentic money orders. The counterfeit items include the following statement near the upper-right corner: "VOID AFTER SIX MONTHS." Above the lower-right border are the words: "NOT VALID OVER $5,000.00." Authentic money orders are printed on blue-marbled paper with infrared fibers. A Heatseaker(tm) security box is centered below the top border. The box contains a pink oval that, when rubbed, turns white.
Orange Savings Bank, ssb
Orange, Texas

Contact:
Beverly Frederick
Telephone: (409) 670-9755, ext. 4131 or ext. 4104

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks


SA-102-2004
December 16, 2004
The counterfeit items display the proper routing number of 313172670 for Orange Savings Bank. The counterfeit items and the authentic checks are similar. However, authentic cashier's checks are on perforated paper; "Original Document" is clearly visible on the back of the check; and the "VOID" watermark is visible when photocopied.
Oritani Savings Bank
Township of Washington, NJ

Contact:
Robert L. Pierson
Telephone: (201) 664-5400
Fax: (201) 664-5001

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks


SA-157-2007
June 20, 2007
The counterfeit items are reportedly mailed from Canada and associated with an Internet purchase scam. The counterfeit items display the routing number 221270541, which is assigned to Oritani Savings Bank, and are similar to authentic cashier's checks. On the counterfeit items, the following security statement is embedded within the top border: "THIS CHEQUE IS VOID WITHOUT A GREEN & BLUE BORDER AND BACKGROUND PLUS A KNIGHT & A FINGERPRINT WATERMARK ON THE BACK-HOLD AT ANGLE TO VIEW." The statement "SIGNATURE AREA CONTAINS A KNIGHT& FINGERPRINT CHEQUE WORDING" is displayed beneath the signature line.

Authentic checks display the following security statement within the top border: "THIS CHECK HAS MULTIPLE SECURITY FEATURES TO DETER FRAUD AND COUNTERFEITING." Directly beneath the top border is the following security description: "THIS DOCUMENT HAS AN ARTIFICIAL WATERMARK PRINTED ON THE BACK. THE FRONT OF THE DOCUMENT HAS A MICRO-PRINT SIGNATURE LINE; ABSENCE OF THESE FEATURES WILL INDICATE A COPY." Authentic checks have a blue background and blue artwork. The checks also display a line in the lower-left corner.
Oshkosh Bank
Beaver Dam, WI

Contact:
Mark Heuer
Telephone: (920) 885-2705
Fax: (920) 885-2709

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks


SA-40-2007
June 21, 2007
Counterfeit cashier’s checks issued in the bank’s name and using a correct routing number of 075901516 are being presented for payment nationwide in connection with a lottery scam. The counterfeit checks resemble the authentic items but may be identified by the following: the instruments are green in color and contain the following security statement in the top border: “THIS CHECK IS VOID WITHOUT A COLORED BORDER AND BACKGROUND PLUS A KNIGHT & FINGERPRINT WATERMARK ON THE BACK. HOLD AT AN ANGLE TO VIEW.” The following statement follows the second authorized signature line: “SIGNATURE AREA CONTAINS...” The counterfeit items are missing the following features on the face of the check: the bank’s sailboat logo, the wording “A Division of the American National Bank,” and the security padlock icon above the “Authorized Signatures” lines. In addition, the counterfeit items do not include the heat-sensitive icon on the back of the instrument.

Items presented to date have been made payable in the amount of $3,750.00, include a remitter name of Karen Berger, and contain a photocopied signature of bank employee Leah McPheron. Due to possible variations in appearance of the counterfeit items, bank officials are encouraged to contact The American National Bank of Beaver Dam to verify the authenticity of the item that is being presented.

Correspondence accompanying the counterfeit items may contain the letterhead of “Odyssey Gaming Corporation, Sponsor: Readers Digest, Publishers Clearing House and Online Games, 15 Lindberg Bay, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands 00802.” The letter alerts the recipient that he or she is the winner of an unclaimed prize and instructs the recipient to contact claims agent Mr. Robert Bell at 1-705-770-3985 by a specific date or the money will be forfeited. Note that this is number originates in Canada. The letter further states that the enclosed check is to be used “…to pay for the applicable taxes on the winnings…” and that the amount is to be paid using either Moneygram or Western Union. The letter may be signed by Clyde Conner, Promotion Manager.
Ossian State Bank,
Ossian, IN

Contact:
Carol Forst
Phone: (260) 622-4141, extension 36
Fax: (260) 622-6142

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks


SA-14-2009
January 8, 2009
The counterfeit items display the routing number 074910087, which is assigned to Ossian State Bank. The items also display a security feature statement embedded in the top border and along the bottom border between two padlocks. The word "REMITTER" appears in the lower-left side and a toll-free telephone number is displayed in the bottom-left corner. Authentic checks display a security statement within the top border. The bank's name, address and toll-free telephone number appear in the upper-left corner.
Ozark Mountain Bank, ssb
Branson, MO

Contact:
Thomas S. Dodds
Phone: (417) 334-4125
Fax: (417) 334-2715

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks


SA-269-2006
September 15, 2005
The counterfeit items display the routing number 081518375, which is assigned to Ozark Mountain Bank, and are similar to authentic checks. However, the following statement is embedded within the top border of the counterfeit items: "THIS DOCUMENT HAS A COLORED BACKGROUND AND MICROPRINTING - THE REVERSE SIDE INCLUDES AN ARTIFICIAL WATERMARK."
Ozaukee Bank,
Cedarburg, WI

Contact:
Kathy Gessner
Phone: (262) 377-9100, extension 5380
Fax: (262) 377-8488

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks


SA-54-2008
March 11, 2008
The counterfeit items reportedly are associated with a lottery sweepstakes scam. The counterfeit items display the routing number 075912233, which is assigned to Ozaukee Bank. There are at least two versions of the counterfeit checks in circulation; both are dissimilar to authentic cashier's checks.

Version 1: The counterfeit items are reddish in color and have ornate borders on the top and sides. The words "CASHIER'S CHECK" are in a rectangle centered within the top border. The bank's logo, name (with a capital "O"), an incorrect Post Office Box ("33"), location, the phrase "24 Hrs Bankipg (misspelled)" and a telephone number, which is not associated with the bank, appear in the top-left corner. The word "MEMO" appears in the lower-left corner.

Version 2: The counterfeit items are blue and white with rounded corners. They display a security feature statement in a darkened top border. Authentic checks are light green with wide-band top and bottom borders. A padlock icon is printed between two vertical security feature statements on the right side.
Ozona National Bank,
Ozona, TX

Contact:
Chris Smith
Phone: (512) 847-8200
Fax: (512) 847-2497

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks


SA-126-2010
September 8, 2010
The counterfeit items display the routing number 111312182, which is assigned to The Ozona National Bank. The items are dissimilar to authentic cashier's checks. They have a marbled background and rounded corners. The written and numeric dollar amounts are each shown inside of oblong circles. The phrase "TWO SIGNATURES REQUIRED OVER $5,000.00" is in the lower-right corner. Authentic cashier's checks are beige and have double-framed orange borders. The phrase "TWO SIGNATURES REQUIRED OVER $3,000.00" is in the lower-right corner. A padlock icon is shown at the right end of the second signature line.
Information concerning these items also may be forwarded to the FDIC's Special Activities Section, 550 - 17th Street, NW, Room F-6012, Washington, DC 20429. Information also may be transmitted electronically to alert@fdic.gov.