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Non-Receipt of Cash/Return Letter Credit (MCL) - Request to investigate a cash/return letter deposited with the Federal Reserve but for which credit was never received.
Submit an Electronic Case or Adjustment Request Form (PDF). Use Entry Type (ETYP) Request For Information (RFI).
If the Federal Reserve Bank responds stating “No Record of Receipt,” check to see if the items have paid/been returned.
|Reporting Time Frame||Federal Reserve Bank Action|
|As soon as the error is discovered.||Respond within twenty business days.|
|Field Name||Paper Form||FedLine CA1000 Message|
|Sender ABA (SNDR)||Your institution's ABA #, name, street address, city, phone #, contact name and respondent’s ABA # (if applicable)||Auto-fills with your 9-digit ABA #|
|Receiver ABA (RCVR)||Receiving Federal Reserve Bank's name and/or ABA #||Federal Reserve Bank ABA # from drop-down list|
|Case Investigation Type (ITYP)||Missing Cash Letter (MCL)||MCL|
|Message Type (MTYP)||Open (OPEN)||Auto-fills with OPEN|
|Case Amount (AMT)||Amount of the cash letter|
|Entry Type (ETYP)||Information||RFI|
|Sender Reference Number (SREF)||Your institution’s case # (max of 14 characters)|
|Contact Information (CNTC & TELE)||Contact name, address and telephone number||Contact name and telephone number|
|From Cash Letter ABA (FCL) & To Cash Letter ABA (TCL)||You sent the cash/ return letter to the Federal Reserve
FCL - Your institution's ABA #
TCL - Federal Reserve's ABA #
|Product Type (PROD)||The appropriate cash letter product code||3-character cash letter product code from the drop-down list|
|Cash Letter or Entry Date (CLED)||Date of the cash letter|
All electronic adjustment requests received by 5:00 p.m. ET with complete information will receive same day entry/acknowledgement. Supporting documentation, commonly referred to as Documents to Follow (DTFs) must be received within five business days of receipt of the electronic request. If the DTF is required and not received within five business days, the request will be resolved back to the requester and any provisional entry will be reversed.
All paper adjustment requests received at the Check Adjustments Centralized Data Entry Site by 11:00 a.m. ET with complete information and documentation will receive same day entry/acknowledgement.
The following investigation types are outdated and have minimal usage. These investigation types were eliminated on May 22, 2017.