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Counterfeit Cashier's Checks of First Federal Savings and Loan, Lorain, Ohio

First Federal Savings and Loan

Lorain, OH

Contact: 

Lori Mihalek
First Federal Savings & Loan

3721 Oberlin Ave.t Lorain, OH 44053
United States of America

Voice (440) 282-6338
Fax (440) 282-4918

The above-named bank has reported that counterfeit cashier’s checks using a correct routing number of 241271342 are being presented for payment nationwide in connection with various online auction and employment opportunity scams.


The counterfeit checks resemble the bank’s authentic checks; however, the counterfeit items may be identified by the following traits on the front of the checks:

  • A padlock security icon and the words “Security Features Included. Details on Back” appear along the bottom border of the check.
  • The following security statement appears in the top border: “FOR SECURITY PURPOSES, THE FACE OF THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS A COLORED BACKGROUND AND MICROPRINTING IN THE BORDER.”
  • Counterfeit checks presented to date have been made payable in varying amounts from $1,984.70 to $2,450 and with the remitter name Jessica Meyer. The counterfeit checks presented have included the following address beside the bank’s logo in the top-center portion of the check: “1840 E. Perry Street, Port Clinton, Ohio 43452.”

E-mail correspondence related to this scam has been generated by the following three individuals:

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