Fraudulent Cashier’s Checks

ALERT

Mission Valley Bank has been informed that fraudulent cashier’s checks bearing the bank’s name and logo are in circulation.

The items carry the bank’s name and logo in the upper left hand corner as well as the address 28159 Avenue Stanford, Suite 190 – Valencia CA 91355. The lower left hand corner states “PAYABLE THROUGH BOKF.NA – EUFAULA, OK”.

To date, the items identified have been issued in various amounts and seem to be associated with a scam wherein victims are sent the fraudulent ‘Cashier’s Check’ and instructed to negotiate the item as part of an ‘evaluation’ (or similar request), directed to keep approximately $300.00 as ‘compensation’ and forward the remaining funds back to the originator. Be aware that the appearance of counterfeit / fraudulent items may be modified and variations of the appearance, dollar amount as well as the associated scam could be numerous.

If you are in possession of one of these fraudulent Cashier’s Checks – DO NOT NEGOTIATE the item.

Any information you have concerning this matter wherein the fraudulent item carries the Mission Valley Bank name or logo should be sent to info@missionvalleybank.com or contact the Compliance Department by calling (818) 394-2300.

IMPORTANT: If you are a customer of Mission Valley Bank and have already responded to a suspicious e-mail, and provided any personal or sensitive information, please contact us immediately at (818) 394-2300.