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SA-133-2006
May 1, 2006


TO: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (also of interest to Security Officer)
SUBJECT: Fraudulent Checks
Summary: Fraudulent checks bearing the name Bankers' Bank, Northeast, Glastonbury, Connecticut, are reportedly in circulation.

Bankers' Bank, Northeast, Glastonbury, Connecticut, has contacted the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) to report that fraudulent checks bearing the institution's name are in circulation.

The fraudulent items display the routing number 011110617, which is assigned to Bankers' Bank, Northeast. In general, bankers' banks are owned by and provide services to commercial banks. Bankers' banks do not typically issue checks to the public nor do they offer retail banking services. A copy of a fraudulent item is attached for your review.

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

Elissa Reynolds
Vice President of Operations
Bankers' Bank Northeast
655 Winding Brook Drive
Glastonbury, Connecticut 06033
Telephone: (860) 657-2265
Fax: (860) 633-5877
E-mail: egr@bankersbanknortheast.com

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-4004, Washington, D.C. 20429, or transmitted electronically to alert@fdic.gov. Information related to federal deposit insurance or consumer issues should be submitted to the FDIC using an online form that can be accessed at http://www2.fdic.gov/starsmail/index.asp.

For your reference, FDIC Special Alerts may be accessed from the FDIC's website at www.fdic.gov/news/news/SpecialAlert/2006/index.html. To learn how to automatically receive FDIC Special Alerts through e-mail, please visit www.fdic.gov/about/subscriptions/index.html.

  Sandra L. Thompson
  Acting Director
Division of Supervision and Consumer Protection

Attachment (not available electronically)

NOTE: As a security precaution, the FDIC does not post to its Web site online copies of fraudulent instruments or copies of the genuine instruments that have been counterfeited. This is to avoid attempts by others to use the electronic versions of these instruments to facilitate additional fraud. Printed copies of fraudulent instruments are mailed with the Special Alert letter to the financial institutions on the letter's distribution list (generally, FDIC-supervised banks – commercial and savings). Printed copies of the Special Alert and its attachment(s) may also be obtained from the FDIC's Public Information Center, telephone: 1-877-275-3342 or 703-562-2200; fax: 703-562-2296; or e-mail: publicinfo@fdic.gov).

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)




Last Updated 05/01/2006 communications@fdic.gov