banker's check


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n banker's check a letter of credit issued by a bank or express company that is payable on presentation to any correspondent of the issuer
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In literature:

It contained half a dozen blank checks on Sir Michael Audley's London bankers.
"Lady Audley's Secret" by Mary Elizabeth Braddon
There were in the safe one or two ledgers, a banker's book, a check-book, and a small quantity of money.
"In Luck at Last" by Walter Besant
A banker's check for a considerable sum was found in one of them.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 4, September, 1850" by Various

In news:

Washington, DC (September 1, 2009)—In light of current economic conditions, the Independent Community Bankers of America (ICBA) is strongly cautioning consumers and businesses to be on the lookout for fraudulent cashier 's checks.
To help community bankers raise awareness among your customers about fraudulent cashier 's checks, ICBA now offers the "Don't be Victimized by Fraudulent Cashier 's Checks" Toolkit FREE to ICBA members.