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Subject: Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks
Date: April 29, 2013
Description: Broadway National Bank
Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks of Broadway National Bank, San Antonio, Texas
To: Chief Executive Officers of All National Banks and Federal Savings Associations; All State Banking Authorities; Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Conference of State Bank Supervisors; Deputy Comptrollers (districts); Assistant Deputy Comptrollers; District Counsels; 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 114021933 are being presented for payment nationwide in connection with various scams, including but not limited to lottery and mystery shopping.
The counterfeit items resemble the bank’s authentic cashier’s checks but may be identified by the following: Counterfeit items vary in color and have a black colored serial number. They contain a darkened top border with a security statement that reads “WARNING THIS DOCUMENT HAS SECURITY FEATURES IN THE PAPER” and a security padlock notice along the right border. The counterfeit checks are missing the bank’s telephone number of “210.283.6500” as well as the “Preparer” signature line along the left border.
For additional information and guidance and to verify the authenticity of Broadway National Bank’s cashier’s checks, please contact Renee Ybarra, Loss Prevention Specialist, by mail at P.O. Box 17001, San Antonio, TX 78217; by telephone at (210) 283-6734; or by e-mail at Rybarra@broadwaybank.com. 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 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 www.occ.gov/fraudresources.htm.
Ellen M. Warwick