Counterfeit Checks 

There are some phony checks in circulation with the Savings Bank of Maine logo on them.Vice President of Security for the bank, Fred Cunningham tells TV-5 that it appears to be part of a cash-back scheme.The authentic looking treasurer checks have a light blue background and blue ornate borders with the green bank logo in the top left corner.Cunningham says they haven’t seen any of the counterfeit checks locally. He says they’ve turned up mainly in the Midwest and California.If you have any information about the fraudulent checks you’re urged to call Cunngingham at 582-5550.