Alert 1998-18| May 15, 1998

Suspicious Transactions: Stolen United States Treasury Checks


Chief Executive Officers of all National Banks; all State Banking Authorities; Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Conference of State Bank Supervisors; Deputy Comptrollers (Districts); Assistant Deputy Comptrollers; and Examining Personnel

Information has been received that United States Treasury Checks have been stolen and are in circulation. A specimen copy is attached.

Any information which you may have concerning this matter should be handled in accordance with the contents indicated in the attachment; also provide information to the attention of:

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Enforcement & Compliance Division
250 E Street, SW
Washington, DC 202l9
Fax (202) 874-5301


Daniel P. Stipano
Enforcement & Compliance Division

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