Counterfeit treasurer's checks bearing the name The Bancorp Bank, Wilmington, Delaware, are reportedly in circulation
The Bancorp Bank
Voice (302) 385-5085
Fax (302) 385-5124
The Bancorp Bank, Wilmington, Delaware, has contacted the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to report that counterfeit cashier's checks bearing the institution's name are in circulation.
The counterfeit items display the routing number 031101114, which is assigned to The Bancorp Bank. The items also display the words "TREASURER'S CHECK" in the top-left corner and a security feature statement along the bottom border between two padlock icons.
Authentic treasurer's checks display a vertical security statement and padlock icon in the right border.
Copies of a counterfeit item and an authentic check (VOID) are attached for your review. Be aware that the appearance of counterfeit items can be modified and that additional variations may be presented.
Any information you have concerning this matter should be brought to the attention of:
Vice President and Compliance Officer
The Bancorp Bank
409 Silverside Road, Suite 100
Wilmington, Delaware 19809
Telephone: (302) 385-5085
Fax: (302) 385-5124
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 www.fdic.gov/news/news/SpecialAlert/2009/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. ThompsonDirector
Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection