Skip to content

Counterfeit official checks bearing the name Stock Yards Bank & Trust, Louisville, Kentucky, are reportedly in circulation

Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company

Louisville, KY

Contact: 

Wendy Heskamp
Wendy.Heskamp@syb.com
Voice (502) 625-2502
Fax (502) 625-9037

Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company, Louisville, Kentucky,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 number083000564, which is assigned to Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company. The items have a multicolored, patterned background and a security feature statement just below the top border. The words "OFFICIAL CHECK" appear inside a box in the top center. A heat sensor icon appears in the top-right corner.

Authentic checks have ornate borders and display security feature statements embedded within the top and bottom borders. A heat sensor icon appears next to the signature lines in the lower-right 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:

Wendy Heskamp
Deposit Fraud Specialist
Stock Yards Bank and Trust Company
P.O. Box 33124
Louisville, Kentucky 40232
Telephone: (502) 625-2502
Fax: (502) 625-9037
E-mail:Wendy.Heskamp@syb.com

Alternate Contact:

Nancy Flowers
Vice President and Fraud Department Manager
Stock Yards Bank and Trust
P.O. Box 33124
Louisville, Kentucky 40232
Telephone: (502) 625-0880
Fax: (502) 625-9037
E-mail:Nancy.Flowers@syb.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 17th Street, N.W., Room F-3054, Washington, D.C. 20429, or transmitted electronically toalert@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 athttp://www2.fdic.gov/starsmail/index.asp.

For your reference, FDIC Special Alerts may be accessed from the FDIC's Web site atwww.fdic.gov/news/news/SpecialAlert/2011/index.html. To learn how to automatically receive FDIC Special Alerts through e-mail, please visitwww.fdic.gov/about/subscriptions/index.html.

Sandra L. ThompsonDirector
Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection

Banker Tools View All

A collection of useful resources for various areas of the bank which have been developed by members of the BankersOnline staff or have been created and contributed by users of the BankersOnline site.

Banker Tools

Banker Store View All

From training, policies, forms, and publications, to office products and occasional gifts, it’s available here:

Banker Store

hot right now

image description

Looking for effective, convenient training on a particular subject?

BOL Learning Connect offers more than 200 courses ON-DEMAND or on CD ROM from AML to Reg Z and every topic in between.

Search Alerts