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Informational Memorandum
Subject:Copies of Financial Institution Letters and OCC Alerts
Date of Memorandum:05/07/2002
Expiration Date:
Signed By:Smith, Roland
FCA Contact Person:Holland, Tom
Contact Phone:703-883-4484
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May 7, 2002

To: The Chief Executive Officer
All Farm Credit System Institutions

From: Roland E. Smith, Director
Office of Examination

Subject: Copies of Financial Institution Letters and OCC Alerts

Attached are copies of the following Financial Institution Letters (FILs) issued by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and OCC Alerts issued by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC). We have also included links to Web sites for those of you who wish to access them through the Internet.

FIL-11-2002Entities That May Be Conducting Banking Operations in Canada or the United States Without Authorization
FIL-12-2002Counterfeit Official Bank Checks

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FIL-15-2002Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks
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FIL-18-2002Stolen Treasurer’s Checks
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FIL-21-2002CounterfeitCashier’s Checks
Check 8.JPG
FIL-28-2002Counterfeit Personal Money Orders
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FIL-30-2002Fraudulent Bonus Checks For Non-Existent Jobs
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Alert 2002-1Suspicious Transactions—TCF National Bank letters of confirmation
Alert 2002-2Unauthorized Banking—Chase Trust Bank

These documents contain information that may prevent your institution from suffering a financial loss, and include contacts should you have information about the subject entities or instruments. This memorandum complements similar FILs, OCC Alerts, and other information previously shared by the Farm Credit Administration with Farm Credit System institutions. Please keep it for future reference. For your information, FILs may be found on the FDIC’s Web site at under “Newsroom, Events & FOIA.” OCC Alerts may be found on the OCC’s Web site at under “2002 Alerts.”

If you have any questions about this memorandum, please call Thomas J. Holland, Director, Special Examination and Supervision Division, Office of Examination, at (703) 883-4483, or write to him on the Internet at e-mail address