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Informational Memorandum
Subject:Fictitious Checks
Date of Memorandum:11/15/2000
Expiration Date:
Signed By:Holland, Tom
FCA Contact Person:Holland, Tom
Contact Phone:703-883-4484
List of Attachments:Special Alert


November 10, 2000

To: The Chief Executive Officer
All Farm Credit System Institutions

From: Roland E. Smith, Director
Office of Examination

Subject: Fictitious Checks

The Farm Credit Administration (FCA) is distributing a copy of Financial Institution Letter (FIL) 66-2000 issued by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). This document contains information that may prevent your institution from suffering a financial loss. Please send any information that you have about the fictitious checks discussed in the attachment to the FDIC’s Special Activities Section in Washington, D.C. This memorandum complements similar OCC Alerts, FILs, and other information previously shared by FCA with Farm Credit System institutions. Please keep this for reference. For your information, all FILs published since January of 1995 may be found on the FDIC’s Web site at under “News, 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


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