The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has learned that
loan disbursement checks drawn on Home Savings Bank, SSB,
Washington, NC, have been stolen from the NewSouth Bank,
Washington, NC. The checks are payable through the Federal Home
Loan Bank of Atlanta and have serial numbers ranging from
11001236 through 11001237 and 11001240 through 11001250. The
stolen checks may contain the imprint of the bank's facsimile
signature stamp and may contain amounts imprinted using the
bank's check writer. Stop payments have been issued on these
Any information you have concerning this matter should be brought
to the attention of:
1311 Carolina Avenue
P. O. Box 2047
Washington, NC 27889
Telephone (919) 946-4178
Fax (919) 946-3873
Information concerning these instruments also may be forwarded to
the FDIC's Special Activities Section, 550 17th Street, N.W., Room
F-6012, Washington, D.C. 20429.
Nicholas J. Ketcha Jr.
Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)
Congress created the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in 1933
to maintain public confidence in the nation's banking system. The
FDIC insures deposits at the nation's 12,000 banks and savings
associations and it promotes the safety and soundness of these
institutions by identifying, monitoring and addressing risks to
which they are exposed.
FDIC Press Releases, Financial Institution Letters, the Quarterly
Banking Profile and other important information is available on the
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation World Wide Web home page at
Paper copies of press releases and other documents may be obtained
through the FDIC's Public Information Center, 801 17th Street, NW,
Room 100, Washington, DC 20429 ((703) 562-2200).