Bulletin: SA2007001

Date:
June 21, 2007
To:
All Issuing Offices
RE:
FDIC Special Alert Notices SA-110-2007 through SA-149-2007

Dear Associates:

This Bulletin is to advise you, in accordance with Stewart Information Services Corporation's ("SISCO") Anti-Fraud Plan, that the FDIC has issued the above-referenced Special Alert Notices. In order to view these and other Special Alert Notices issued by the FDIC, please refer to the website address listed below:

http://www.fdic.gov/news/news/SpecialAlert/2007/index.html

If you suspect an attempt to defraud or a fraud should ever be perpetrated against any SISCO Family Underwriter and/or its agents, please report the activity immediately to:

Mary Payne Thomas
Special Alerts
Stewart Legal Services
Stewart Title Guaranty Company
1980 Post Oak Blvd., Suite 710
Houston, Texas 77056
(800) 729-1902
(713) 629-2248 FAX
mthomas@stewart.com EMAIL

For on-line viewing of this bulletin, log onto http://specialalerts.stewart.com/

THIS BULLETIN IS FURNISHED TO INFORM YOU OF CURRENT DEVELOPMENTS. AS A REMINDER, YOU ARE CHARGED WITH KNOWLEDGE OF THE CONTENT ON VIRTUAL UNDERWRITER  AS IT EXISTS FROM TIME TO TIME AS IT APPLIES TO YOU, AS WELL AS ANY OTHER INSTRUCTIONS. OUR UNDERWRITING AGREEMENTS DO NOT AUTHORIZE OUR ISSUING AGENTS TO ENGAGE IN SETTLEMENTS OR CLOSINGS ON BEHALF OF STEWART TITLE GUARANTY COMPANY. THIS BULLETIN IS NOT INTENDED TO DIRECT YOUR ESCROW OR SETTLEMENT PRACTICES OR TO CHANGE PROVISIONS OF APPLICABLE UNDERWRITING AGREEMENTS. CONFIDENTIAL, PROPRIETARY, OR NONPUBLIC PERSONAL INFORMATION SHOULD NEVER BE SHARED OR DISSEMINATED EXCEPT AS ALLOWED BY LAW. IF APPLICABLE STATE LAW OR REGULATION IMPOSES ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS, YOU SHOULD CONTINUE TO COMPLY WITH THOSE REQUIREMENTS.

FDIC Special Alert Notices SA-110-2007 through SA-149-2007

SA-110-2007

Counterfeit Official Checks

The Bank of Brodhead

Wisconsin

SA-111-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

First Indiana Bank

Indiana

SA-112-2007

Fraudulent letters claiming to be from FDIC

 

 

SA-113-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

Latimer State Bank

Oklahoma

SA-114-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

River Valley State Bank

Wisconsin

SA-115-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

Border State Bank

Minnesota

SA-116-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

Mercantile Southern Maryland Bank

Maryland

SA-117-2007

Counterfeit Official/ Cashier's Checks

The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia

Mississippi

SA-118-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

Frontenac Bank

Missouri

SA-119-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

Temecula Valley Bank

California

SA-120-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

Lincoln County Bank

Wisconsin

SA-121-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

TriCentury Bank

Kansas

SA-122-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

North Shore Bank

Massachusetts

SA-123-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

Millennium State Bank of Texas

Texas

SA-124-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

The Bank of Carbondale

Illinois

SA-125-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

The First Bank and Trust Company

Virginia

SA-126-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

Metcalf Bank

Kansas

SA-127-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

Marblehead Savings Bank

Massachusetts

SA-128-2007

Unauthorized Banking Activities

Ready State Bank of Panama

Republic of Panama

SA-129-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

First Community Bank, N.A.

Virginia

SA-130-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

Empire Bank

Missouri

SA-131-2007

Illegally Operating as a Financial Institution

Borealis International

Canada

SA-132-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

Merrimac Savings Bank

Massachusetts

SA-133-2007

Counterfeit Official/ Cashier's Checks

Provident Bank of Maryland

Maryland

SA-134-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

East West Bank

California

SA-135-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

Nova Savings Bank

Pennsylvania

SA-136-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

Capital Crossing, a division of Lehman Brothers Bank

Massachusetts

SA-137-2007

Fraudulent Cashier's Checks

Hoosac Bank

Massachusetts

SA-138-2007

Fraudulent Checks

CIB Marine Bankshares

Wisconsin

SA-139-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

Independence Bank of Kentucky

Kentucky

SA-140-2007

Fraudulent Facsimile Letters Claiming to be from FDIC

 

 

SA-141-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

Arrowhead Bank

Texas

SA-142-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

Harford Bank

Maryland

SA-143-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

Piscataqua Savings Bank

New Hampshire

SA-144-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

Bonneville Bank

Utah

SA-145-2007

Counterfeit Official Checks

First American Bank

Alabama

SA-146-2007

Counterfeit Money Orders

First Texas Bank

Texas

SA-147-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

Table Rock Community Bank

Missouri

SA-148-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

Territorial Savings Bank

Hawaii

SA-149-2007

Counterfeit Cashier's Checks

Zavala County Bank

Texas

References

Bulletins Replaced:
None
Related Bulletins:
None
Underwriting Manual:
None
Exceptions Manual:
None
Forms:
None