Alerts of Importance to Georgia Banks
Please note: GBA has announced the formation of FinCrime.com, an online database wherein our members and law enforcement will be able to post messages such as the one above as well as post follow-up investigatory information. We will be phasing out these faxed Alerts soon. FinCrime.com is a complimentary member service, so sign up today.
(May 12, 2004)
The Roswell Police Department alerts the membership to mail theft and check fraud:
The Roswell Police Department needs to identify this person. Checks have been stolen from the mail and a chemical used to remove the original payee information. The checks were altered and cashed at bank drive through windows. She tends to use the number two and three teller lanes. She drives large SUV's that may have dealer tags. In some instances she has had a child in the vehicle.
If you encounter this person, please attempt to verify the check and contact your local police. If you can identify this person or have cases that may be related, please contact Detective Roger Marbut at (770) 640-4439 or by cell at (678) 222-8095.
(March 25, 2004)
ATMs Converted to Steal IDs of Bank Customers
(March 22, 2004)
Daily Newsbytes Special Alert
The association advises consumers:
ABA members may want to alert their customer service representatives and other customer-contact personnel to the existence of the fraudulent e-mail so that they can answer customers' questions. Read more.
(December 8, 2003)
Paula Adams, Assistant Vice President at First Bank of Dalton, alerts the membership to fraudulent checks:
"We have received two bogus checks with our bank name and routing number 061209756 (our routing number is 061104877). Makers of the checks are A-1 Guttering Inc and North American Carpet MiIIs."
If you have information about these checks, please call Paula Adams at (706) 226-5377.