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Informational Memorandum
Subject:Copies of Financial Institution Letters
Date of Memorandum:07/25/2001
Expiration Date:
Signed By:Smith, Roland
FCA Contact Person:Holland, Tom
Contact Phone:703-883-4484
List of Attachments:Attachment - FIL-49-2001


July 25, 2001

To: The Chief Executive Officer
All Farm Credit System Institutions

From: Roland E. Smith, Director
Office of Examination

Subject: Copies of Financial Institution Letters

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

FIL # Subject
35-2001Entities That May Be Conducting Banking Operations in Canada or the United States Without Authorization
36-2001Missing Cashier’s Checks
37-2001Fictitious Cashier’s Checks
41-2001Stolen Western Union Money Orders
42-2001Counterfeit Checks
43-2001Fictitious Invoices
45-2001Missing/Stolen Cashier’s Checks
47-2001Entities That May Be Conducting Banking Operations in Canada or the United States Without Authorization
48-2001Missing Cashier’s Checks
49-2001Missing/Stolen Official Checks

These documents contain information that may prevent your institution from suffering a financial loss, and include addresses for you to contact should you have information about the subject entities, invoices, or instruments. This memorandum complements similar OCC Alerts, FILs, and other information previously shared by the Farm Credit Administration with Farm Credit System institutions. Please keep it for future reference. For your information, all FILs published since January of 1995 may be found on the FDIC’s Web site at under “Newsroom, Events & FOIA.”

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 correspond on the Internet at e-mail address