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SA-43-2003
July 28, 2003

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

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has learned that counterfeit cashier's checks drawn on Perkins State Bank, Williston, Florida, are currently in circulation. The counterfeit checks have the institution's correct routing number of 063102783, but they do not use the correct account number. While the instruments are laid out similarly to the bank's authentic cashier's checks, the fonts are different and the paper is green instead of blue. An example of a counterfeit instrument 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:

Ms. Missy Seay
Internal Auditor
Perkins State Bank
P.O. Box 788
Williston, Florida 32696
Telephone: (352) 528-3101
FAX: (352) 528-2721
Information about this financial institution or these instruments may be forwarded to the FDIC's Special Activities Section, 550 17th Street, NW, Room F-4040, Washington, DC 20429, or 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
Director

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Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

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