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May 30, 2003

TO: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (also of interest to Security Officer)
SUBJECT: Counterfeit Cashier's Checks
Summary: Counterfeit cashier's checks drawn on Premier Bank, Tallahassee, Florida, are in circulation.

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has learned that counterfeit cashier's checks drawn on Premier Bank, Tallahassee, Florida, are currently in circulation. The counterfeit checks have the institution's correct routing number of 063114108, and they appear to be quality copies of the bank's genuine checks. One significant difference is that the counterfeit instruments do not include the bank's telephone number under the address. A sample of a counterfeit item and a copy of an authentic cashier's check are attached for your review.

Any information you have about this matter should be brought to the attention of:

Jeff Farmer
BSA Officer
Premier Bank
P.O. Box 3606
Tallahassee, Florida 32315-3606
Telephone: (850) 386-2225
FAX: (850) 383-4615
Email: JFarmer@premier-bank.com

Information about this financial institution or its instruments may be forwarded to the FDIC's Special Activities Section, 550 17th Street, NW, Room F-4040, Washington, DC 20429. Information also may be transmitted electronically to alert@fdic.gov.

For your reference, FDIC Special Alerts may be accessed from the FDIC's Web site at www.fdic.gov/news/news/SpecialAlert/2003/index.html. To learn how to automatically receive FDIC Special Alerts, Financial Institution Letters and other announcements through e-mail, please visit www.fdic.gov/news/news/announcements/index.html.

Michael J. Zamorski

Attachment (not available electronically)

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

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