Cashier’s Check Fraud

Fraud Alert

Fraudulent Cashier’s Check Notice

Like many businesses, Blackhawk Bank & Trust may be the target of consumer security attacks or become the victim of the unauthorized use of our name and logo as part of a consumer fraud or identity theft crime.

It has come to our institution’s attention (as of March 30, 2016) that a cashier’s check with Blackhawk Bank & Trust’s logo has been distributed to persons in connection with a mystery shopper/consumer protection draw letter, instructing recipients to either “wire”, “send” or “ship” money as soon as possible. BLACKHAWK BANK & TRUST HAS NO CONNECTION WITH THESE ALLEGED DRAWS, AS THEY ARE FRAUDULENT.

If you have received any material purporting to be in connection with Blackhawk Bank & Trust and have questions about its authenticity, please contact any of our locations. To view a list of our locations and phone numbers, click here. If the suspected fraud was received via mail, you are encouraged to file a claim of Mail Fraud with the United States Postal Inspection Service at 1-877-876-2455 or visit their website at https://postalinspectors.uspis.gov/. You are also encouraged to contact your local or state law enforcement office on issues involving fraud.

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