Attention: Counterfeit Cashier's checks drawn on Urban Trust Bank-February 2013.
Urban Trust Bank has discovered that counterfeit Cashier's checks bearing their name and routing number are currently circulating.
Counterfeit items display the routing number 263184815, which is assigned to Urban Trust Bank. The words "Cashier's Check" is displayed in the bottom left hand corner just above the remitter field. There is no Bank Logo included on the counterfeit checks. The Bank's name and address are positioned at top center of the check. The authorized signature field is a single line only. There is a warning printed across the top line of the check where a watermark should display. The warning states "This document has security features in the paper".
Authentic checks display an indemnity bond statement in non-paragraph form centered along the blue bold dark blue footer frame situated to the right of the memo line and extends out underneath the second authorized signature line. The words "Cashier's Check" is displayed at the bottom right side of the check situated above the two "AUTHORIZED SIGNATURE" lines. The check serial number is printed in RED check embossed font style numbering. The Bank's logo name is printed at the top left hand corner of the check with the address printed directly to the right. The authorized signature field contains 2 lines for signatures.
Feel free to contact our Institution if you have any questions regarding Urban Trust Bank Cashier's Checks.
Tel: (800) 584-0015 | Fax: (407) 732-5677
Special Alert: Please review the attached special alert regarding a report on counterfeit cashier's checks bearing Urban Trust Bank's name. Please take appropriate precautions. If you have any information relevant to this investigation, please contact our compliance department at: ComplianceSecurity@urbantrustbank.com. Please do not send any confidential information to this email.
Please be aware that email messages are being forwarded which appear to be from Urban Trust Bank. These email messages DID NOT originate from Urban Trust Bank and are in fact, phishing attempts. Urban Trust Bank will never send you an email asking for your personal information. If you receive this type of email message, DO NOT respond. Instead, please forward the message to email@example.com. Please do not send any confidential information to this email. For additional information regarding protecting your personal information, please visit The National Cyber Security Alliance.
If you have any questions or concerns about the security of your account, please contact our customer support team at 1-800-584-0015.
The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 ("UIGEA" or the "Act") was signed into law as Title VIII of the Security and Accountability for Every Port Act of 2006 (SAFE Port Act), on October 13, 2006. As required, Urban Trust Bank will begin enforcing the requirements of this regulation effective July 1, 2010.
This regulation requires Urban Trust Bank to "block" or "reject" deposit or credit transactions for commercial accounts associated with unlawful internet gambling to ensure that the account owner does not receive the proceeds of unlawful internet gambling. Unlawful internet gambling means to place, receive or otherwise knowingly transmit a bet or wager by any means that involves the use, at least in part, of the Internet where the bet or wager is unlawful under any applicable federal or state law in the state or tribal lands in which the bet or wager is initiated, received or otherwise made. It does not include placing, receiving, or otherwise transmitting a bet or wager that is excluded from the definition of this term by the Act as an intrastate transaction or an intra-tribal transaction, and does not include any activity that is allowed under the Interstate Horseracing Act of 1978.
By continuing to maintain an account with the Bank, you agree not to engage in illegal Internet gambling and to advise Urban Trust Bank if your account is ever used in connection with any form of Internet gambling, even if you believe that it is legal. If you anticipate that The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 will affect your account, please contact us immediately.