Subject: Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks
Date: August 21, 2008
Description: Riverside National Bank of Florida
Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks of Riverside National Bank of Florida, Fort Pierce, Florida
To: Chief Executive Officers of All National Banks; All State Banking Authorities; Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Director, Office of Thrift Supervision; Conference of State Bank Supervisors; Deputy Comptrollers (districts); Assistant Deputy Comptrollers; District Counsel; and All Examining Personnel
The above-named bank has reported that counterfeit cashier’s checks, issued in the bank’s name and using a correct routing number of 067011142, are being presented nationwide for payment.
The counterfeit cashier’s checks are of an unknown color, contain the bank’s logo in black ink, and include two telephone numbers that are not associated with the institution, 1-888-203-4690 and 727-521-7916.
Items presented to date have been made payable in varying large dollar amounts in excess of $200,000, contain a remitter name of Mill Bore Engineering, Inc, and include a branch number of 1230.
Due to possible variations in the appearance of the bank’s official items and differing scams associated with the counterfeit or fictitious items, officials of Riverside National Bank of Florida suggest they be contacted to verify authenticity of the bank’s cashier’s checks if received from an unknown or questionable source.
For additional information and guidance and to verify the authenticity of Riverside National Bank of Florida’s cashier’s checks, please contact Laz Claro, Senior Vice President/CPP, Director of Corporate Security, 2211 Okeechobee Road, Ft. Pierce, FL 34950, by telephone at (321) 951-7756, Ext. 63119, by fax at (321) 608-9148, or via e-mail at [firstname.lastname@example.org].
Consumers who receive a counterfeit or fictitious item and associated material should file complaints with the following agencies, as appropriate:
Additional information concerning this matter that you believe should be brought to the attention of the OCC may be forwarded to:
For additional information regarding other types of financial fraud, please visit the OCC’s anti-fraud resource at: http://www.occ.gov/topics/consumer-protection/fraud-resources/index-fraud-resources.html.
Richard C. Stearns