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Alert 1996-32
Description: Unauthorized Use of the Word National

Unauthorized Banking: Unauthorized Use of the Word National

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

Please be advised that the below-named entities may be conducting a banking business in the United States without authorization. The Office of The Comptroller of the has not chartered these entities. The State Banking Department of California has issued a Cease and Desist Order to these entities to prevent them from conducting a banking and trust business in California.

  • Americans National Bank - 14266 C Tuolumne Road, Sonora, CA 95370
  • American National Bank & Trust
  • ANB Trust

Any information which you may have concerning this matter should be brought to attention of:

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Enforcement & Compliance Division
250 E Street, SW
Washington, DC 202l9
Fax (202) 874-5301

Daniel P. Stipano
Director
Enforcement & Compliance Division