Cablegate: Cashier Checking Account
DE RUEHDA #0030 2390806
ZNR UUUUU ZZH
R 260806Z AUG 08
FM AMCONSUL ADANA
TO RUEHFSC/USOFFICE FSC CHARLESTON SC 0019
INFO RUEHAK/AMEMBASSY ANKARA 1207
RUEHFR/AMEMBASSY PARIS 0032
RUEHDA/AMCONSUL ADANA 1269
UNCLAS ADANA 000030
ANKARA FOR THE FMO: MARY JO RASING
E.O. 12958: N/A
SUBJECT: CASHIER CHECKING ACCOUNT
REF: 05 CHARLESTON 01681
1. In reftel, post cashier was authorized to establish a
checking account valid until 08/31/08. Post requests that this
authorization be extended to allow principal cashier, Muge
Kocak, to continue using the checking account.
2. Required information for cashier checking account:
a. Name of Post: US Consulate Adana
b. Cashier's name: Muge Kocak
c. Cashier code: TRB
d. Name of Bank: Fortis Bank
e. Purpose: Receive replenishment and make vendor payments.
f. Justification: Turnover time for receiving checks from
Charleston typically takes up to 21 days, which creates
significant issues with Posts' paying vendors on time. In
addition, the Consulate's location outside of downtown Adana
requires that the cashier's carrying checks to the downtown
bank requires a physical security escort.
3. Based on the justification above, Post requests
re-authorization for Class B Cashier Muge Kocak to continue
operating a cashier Checking account.