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Counterfeit official checks bearing the name Bank of Dade, Trenton, Georgia, are reportedly in circulation

Bank of Dade

Trenton, GA


Shannon D. Henry
Voice (706) 657-6842, extension 239
Fax (706) 657-2265

Bank of Dade, Trenton, 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 011007092, which is a payable-through account at Bank of New York Mellon, Everett, Massachusetts. The items are nearly identical to authentic official checks; however, they have a light blue brick-patterned background and dark blue borders. Payee name is handwritten.

Authentic official checks have a purple ornate-patterned background and a double black border. An MGI watermark is on the back. The bank's telephone number is displayed in the top-left corner and all check information is computer-generated.

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:

Shannon D. Henry
Assistant Vice President of Operations
Bank of Dade
12634 North Main Street
P.O. Box Drawer 9
Trenton, Georgia 30752
Telephone: (706) 657-6842, extension 239
Fax: (706) 657-2265

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-3054, Washington, D.C. 20429, or transmitted electronically to Questions related to federal deposit insurance or consumer issues should be submitted to the FDIC using an online form that can be accessed at

For your reference, FDIC Special Alerts may be accessed from the FDIC's website at To learn how to automatically receive FDIC Special Alerts through e-mail, please visit

Sandra L. ThompsonDirector
Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection

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