We have received numerous calls from all over the country today regarding cashier’s checks issued on our corporate account at Catalyst. The credit union did not issue these checks.
Authentic check stock has a pink background and brick red print. The issuing information is printed in black ink. The counterfeit check stock is light blue with black ink. Authentic checks have a watermark , the counterfeit does not. Authentic checks have the credit union phone number. The counterfeit does not. Authentic checks have an embossed check number below the control number and above the date. The counterfeit does not. The counterfeit check has a Padlock Security Strip in the right margin. The authentic check does not. Thus far the amounts vary and are all over $1000. The counterfeit check is signed by Dawn Andrade.
Please contact us at (503) 656-0671 if you have questions or concerns.