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Fake checks circulating with name of Colo.-based CU
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (8/30/10)--Air Academy FCU, Colorado Springs, Colo., contacted the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. to report counterfeit official checks bearing the institution’s name are in circulation. The counterfeit items display the routing number 092005411, which is assigned to First Interstate Bank, Helena, Mont. Air Academy FCU issues its official checks through a payable-through account held at First Interstate Bank. The items are similar to authentic official checks. However, the counterfeit items display a security feature statement embedded within a darkened top border and above the bottom border in the lower-right corner.


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