The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has learned that
counterfeit cashier's checks drawn on The Harbor Bank of Maryland, 25 West Fayette Street,
Baltimore, Maryland, are in circulation. Copies of a legitimate check and several of the
counterfeit checks are attached for your information. Checks received to date have been
negotiated primarily in the northeastern United States.
Any information you have concerning this matter should be brought to the attention of:
Mr. Robert J. Wade
The Harbor Bank of Maryland
25 West Fayette Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201
Telephone (410) 528-1800
Fax (410) 528-1420
Information concerning these instruments also may be forwarded to the FDIC's Special
Activities Section, 550 17th Street, NW, Room F-6012, Washington, DC 20429. For your
reference, all FDIC Financial Institution Letters published since January of 1995 may be
found on the FDIC's Web site at www.fdic.gov under the
"Banking News" category.
James L. Sexton
Attachments: (not available electronically)
Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)
NOTE: Paper copies of FDIC financial institutions letters may be obtained through the
FDIC's Public Information Center, 801 17th Street, NW, Room100, Washington, DC
20434 (800-276-6003 or (703) 562-2200).