Counterfeit Official Checks: Counterfeit Official Checks and Fictitious Cashier’s Checks of First Federal Savings Bank, Ottawa, Ill.
The above-named bank has reported that counterfeit official checks and fictitious cashier’s checks using the bank’s routing number of 271972912 are being presented for payment nationwide in connection with a variety of online auction overpayment and job opportunity scams.
The bank does not issue cashier’s checks. Therefore, any check drawn upon the bank marked as a “cashier’s check” is fictitious.
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