The Check 21 Duplicate Notification Service provides the opportunity for check processing organizations to more efficiently communicate and effectively resolve issues related to duplicate file events.
The service, which leverages the FedMail® Service, enables industry-wide communications capability, allowing organizations subscribing to FedMail to provide timely notice and contact information about duplicate file events to other FedMail subscribers. All organizations currently subscribing to the FedMail Service can take advantage of the service.
The Check 21 Duplicate Notification Service offers an industry best practices approach for communicating among check image industry participants – providing expeditious notification of a duplicate event.
If a FedMail Subscriber at a depositing bank creates a duplicate situation, they can easily notify affected FedMail Subscribers at paying banks.
The Check 21 Duplicate Notification Service is recommended for use when incidents result in 50 or more duplicate items.
The Federal Reserve Banks provide this service enhancement at no cost to financial institutions on a best-efforts basis. By using this enhanced service, your institution agrees that the Federal Reserve Banks have no responsibility for the content of a notification submitted by a sender, and the Federal Reserve Banks have no liability to a receiver with respect to any notification, whether such notification is sent to the receiver or whether the Federal Reserve Bank fails to send a notification requested by a sender.