Subject: Counterfeit Cashier's Checks
Date: December 23, 2015
Description: First National Bank
Counterfeit Cashier's Checks of First National Bank, Davenport, Iowa
To: Chief Executive Officers of All National Banks and Federal Savings Associations; All State Banking Authorities; Chair, 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 using a correct routing number of 071122564 are being presented for payment nationwide in connection with various online scams.
The counterfeit checks resemble the bank’s authentic checks; the counterfeit checks, however, may be identified by the following traits:
Counterfeit checks presented to date have been made payable in varying amounts, contain a remitter name of Frank David, and contain authorized signatures of Ruth Heisley and Naomi M. Sparacello.
For additional information and to verify the authenticity of checks drawn on First National Bank, please contact Senior Vice President, Compliance, and Bank Secrecy Act Officer Naomi M. Sparacello by mail at 3717 N. Brady St., Davenport, IA 52806, by telephone at (563) 388-4925, or by e-mail at email@example.com.
Consumers who receive counterfeit or fictitious items 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 Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) may be forwarded to
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
For additional information regarding other types of financial fraud, please visit the OCC’s anti-fraud resources page.
Ellen M. Warwick