Counterfeit official checks bearing the name Georgia Primary Bank, Atlanta, Georgia, are reportedly in circulation
Georgia Primary Bank
Voice (404) 231-4100
Fax (404) 231-4200
Georgia Primary Bank, Atlanta, Georgia, has contacted the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to report that counterfeit official checks bearing the institution's name are in circulation.
The counterfeit items display the routing number 061021060, which is assigned Georgia Primary Bank. The items also display a security feature statement embedded in the top border. The name of a company and its address are displayed in the top-left corner.
Authentic official checks have a light blue background and display a dark blue design around the borders of the check. The words "OFFICIAL CHECK" are displayed on the lower-right side below the dollar amount line.
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:
Georgia Primary Bank
3880 Roswell Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30342
Telephone: (404) 231-4100-
Fax: (404) 231-4200
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