Counterfeit cashier’s checks bearing the name of The Bank of Union, El Reno, Okla., are reportedly in circulation, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
The checks display the routing number 103109031, are assigned to The Bank of Union, and have the bank’s logo, name and address, as well as a factious toll-free telephone number in the top-left corner, a press release from The Bank of Union reported.
There is also a notice to customers that is shown in the lower-left corner and a security feature statement is displayed along the bottom border between two padlocks.
Authentic cashier’s checks display the bank’s logo in the top-center area. A padlock icon and security feature statement are shown within the right border. The statement "TWO SIGNATURES REQUIRED OVER $2,000.00" is displayed above the two signatures lines.
Bank officials note that the appearance of counterfeit items can be modified and that additional variations may be presented.
Information concerning this matter should be brought to the attention of: Claudia Miller,
The Bank of Union, P.O. Box 1010, El Reno, Okla., 73036. Individuals may also contact Miller via telephone at 405-262-6577.
Questions related to federal deposit insurance or consumer issues can also be submitted to the FDIC using an online form that can be accessed at http://www2.fdic.gov/starsmail/index.asp