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The Oculina Bank: Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

The Oculina Bank

Vero Beach, FL

Contact: 
Ryan O’Connor
The Oculina Bank
4450 24th Ave.
Vero Beach, FL 32967 United States of America
Voice (772) 563-2212, ext. 1115
Fax (772) 563-4909

The above-named bank has reported that at least two variations of counterfeit cashier’s checks using a correct routing number of 067092556 are being presented for payment nationwide in connection with various online job opportunity and auction scams.

The counterfeit checks may be identified by the following traits:

  • Variation No. 1
    • The checks presented are blue in color with a black and white logo in the upper-left corner.
    • The remitter name “Jake Smith” appears under the bank logo.
    • The following security statement appears in the top border: “WARNING: THIS DOCUMENT HAS SECURITY FEATURES IN THE PAPER.”
    • The words “CASHIER’S CHECK” are located in the lower-left portion of the check.
    • A padlock icon and the words “Security Features” appear along the right border.
  • Variation No. 2
    • The checks presented are of unknown color.
    • The remitter name “Jim Kirk” appears under the bank logo.
    • The following security statement appears in the top border: “TO VERIFY AUTHENTICITY, SEE REVERSE SIDE FOR DESCRIPTION OF THE 13 SECURITY FEATURES.”
    • The words “CASHIER’S CHECK” are located in the lower-left portion of the check.
    • A heat-sensitive shield is located in the lower-center portion of the check.

Counterfeit checks presented to date have been made payable in varying amounts, contain an authorized signature of “Mel J. Lussent,” and include an incorrect account number with an ending digit of “9.”

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