Counterfeit cashier's checks on Ohio bank
Consumers National Bank
The above-named bank has reported that counterfeit cashier’s checks using the bank’s routing number of 041201143 are being presented for payment nationwide in connection with a variety of online auction overpayment and job opportunity scams.
The counterfeit checks may be identified by the following traits:
- The checks are blue and contain an outdated bank logo of CNB in the upper left corner of the check.
- The following security statement is located within the top border: “FOR SECURITY PURPOSES, THE BORDER OF THIS DOCUMENT CONTAINS MICROPRINTING.”
- The ABA number appears 56-114/412.
- The following statement is located above the single Authorized Signature line: “Drawer: Consumers National Bank. THIS CHECK VOID IF NOT CASHED WITHIN 6 MONTHS.”
Checks presented to date have been made payable in varying amounts and may contain a remitter name of “Jim Kirk.”