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Counterfeit cashier's checks bearing the name Timberwood Bank, Tomah, Wisconsin, are reportedly in circulation

Timberwood Bank

Tomah, WI

Contact: 

Dennis Peters
dpeters@timberwoodbanks.com
Voice (608) 372-2265
Fax (608) 372-3757

Timberwood Bank, Tomah, Wisconsin, 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 075918130, which is assigned to Timberwood Bank. The items are similar to authentic cashier's checks; however, they display the word "REMITTER" in the lower-left corner.

Authentic cashier's checks are light red in color with a marbleized background. The bank's logo (trees) is displayed behind the bank's name in the top-left corner.

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:

Dennis Peters
Security Officer
Timberwood Bank
110 West Veterans Street
Tomah, Wisconsin 54660
Telephone: (608) 372-2265
Fax: (608) 372-3757
E-mail: dpeters@timberwoodbanks.com

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 17 th Street, N.W., Room F-3054, Washington, D.C. 20429, or transmitted electronically to alert@fdic.gov. 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/2010/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

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