Alert 1995-31| August 23, 1995

Unauthorized Banking: Euro Commerce Bank

To

Chief Executive Officers of all National Banks; All State Banking Authorities; Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Conference of State Bank Supervisors; Deputy Comptrollers (Districts); District Administrators; District Counsel and Examining Personnel

Information has been received that the subject entity may be operating a banking business in the United States without authorization. Further, the Department of Banking and Finance, State of Florida, and the Bank of England, London, England, have advised that the subject entity has not been granted authority to operate a banking business. Any information which you may have concerning this matter should be brought to the attention of:

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Enforcement & Compliance Division
250 E Street, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 202l9
Fax (202) 874-5301

Daniel P. Stipano
Director
Enforcement & Compliance Division