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Alert 1996-38
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; 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 all Examining Personnel

Please be advised that the above-named entity may be conducting a banking business in the United States without authorization. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has not chartered this entity. The State Banking Department of California has issued a Cease and Desist Order from conducting a banking business in California.

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