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

Stock Yards Bank & Trust Company

Louisville, KY


Wendy Heskamp
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

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

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 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 Web site To learn how to automatically receive FDIC Special Alerts through e-mail, please

Sandra L. ThompsonDirector
Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection

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