Subject: Unauthorized Banking
Date: November 21, 2011
Description: Mexican Financial Entities
Unauthorized Banking Activity (Mexico)
To: Chief Executive Officers of All National Banks and Federal Savings Associations; All State Banking Authorities; Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Conference of State Bank Supervisors; District Deputy Comptrollers; Assistant Deputy Comptrollers; District Counsel and Examining Personnel
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has been informed that the below-mentioned entities have represented themselves as banks and offered banking products and services to the general public. The National Banking and Securities Commission (CNBV) of Mexico states that the below listed entities are not part of the Mexican financial system, are not supervised by the CNBV, and have not been authorized to take deposits from the public. Also, these entities have not been authorized by the Ministry of Finance and Public Debt (Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público). The OCC has not authorized the referenced entities to conduct banking business anywhere in the United States.
Abastecedor Agrícola e Industrial, S.A. de C.V., also known as INVERTIMAX.
Administrativos IG, S.A. de C.V. (INVERGLOBAL FINANCIERA)
Antares Capital Management.
Boston Merchant Consulting Mexico, S. de R. L. de C.V.
BURCAP, S.A. de C.V.
Caja Progresa, S.C. de R. L. de C.V.
Caja Solidaria Cerro De La Bufa, S.C. DE R.L. DE C.V.
Caja Solidaria Coliman, S.C. DE A.P. DE R.L. DE C.V.
Caja Solidaria La Mixteca, S.C.
CAJA SOLIDARIA XU’UN ÑUU, S.C. A.P. DE R.L. DE C.V.
Caja Solidaria Villa de Jerez, S.C. DE R.L. DE C.V.
CAPITAL INSTITUTE, S.C. DE R.L., (CAPITALBANK)
COBIRMEX, S.A. de C.V.
Cooperativa de Consumo Caja Popular Jiménez, S.C.L.
Cooperativa de Consumo de Ahorro y Préstamo La Santa Veracruz, S.C.L.
Comercializadora Servicios y Valor, S.A. de C.V., (INVERBIEN)
COMSBRA, S.A. de C.V.
Construcciones Mauri, S.A. de C.V. (SITMA, Grupo Inmobiliario)
Crédito Más, S.A. de C.V., also known as CRECICUENTAS.
Desarrollos Inmobiliarios Yusana, S.A. de C.V., (INVERCAPITAL)
Fondos de Inversión DOT Fondos.
De Vere & Partners, S. de R.L. de C.V.
FGI LLC, Mexico, S.A.
Financiera del Pueblo, S.C. de R.L., also known as La Moneda del Pueblo, S.C. de R.L.
Financiera Increfin, S.A. de C.V.
Grupo Inmobiliario VERHOME S.A. de C.V., also known as INVERGROUP.
Grupo Uharma de Mexico, S.A. DE C.V. Sofom, E.N.R.
Hampton Consulting Group, S. de R.L. de C.V.
Impulsa Zion S.A. de C.V. (INVERZION)
InverBan S.A. de C.V. (INVERBAN)
Instituto de Banca y Ahorro.
Interbanc, S.A. de C.V.
Market Traders Institute.
MexForex S.A. de C.V.
MXBK Group S.A. de C.V., also known as MEXBANK S.A. de C.V. and MEXBANK Financiera, S.A. de C.V.
RYM Capital Corporation, S.A. DE C.V. Sofom E.N.R. and/or RYMCAPITAL LLC.
SAROFIN, S.A. de C.V.
Servicios Integrales de Apoyo Mutuo, S.A. Sofom E.N.R. and/or Financiera Comercial y Agropecuaria.
Soc. Coop. De Ahorro y Préstamo Cuxtitali.
Soluciones Coyotepetl, S.A. DE C.V. Sofom E.N.R.
Servicios y Bienes Comerciales Empresarial, S.A. de C.V., (SYBCE)
Soluciones Económicas de la Península, S.A. de C.V.
Sues Consultores y Asociados, S.C. (GRUPO SUES)
Tu Casa Express, S.A. de C.V.
Yakey MX, S.A. de C.V.
The OCC is informed that these entities are carrying out activities in Mexico without an authorization to provide financial services. The OCC is issuing this Alert to inform the public that these entities have not been authorized by the OCC to conduct banking operating within the United States.
Any information that you may have concerning this matter should be brought to the attention of:
For additional information regarding other types of financial fraud, please visit the OCC’s anti-fraud resource at: http://www.occ.treas.gov/fraudresources.htm.
Richard C. Stearns