Alert 2000-12| December 1, 2000
Unauthorized Banking, Metrobank International, Vanuatu: Unauthorized Banking, Metrobank International, Vanuatu
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); Assistant Deputy Comptrollers; District Counsel and Examining Personnel
Information has been received that the subject entity, incorporated in the Republic of Vanuatu, may be operating a banking business in the United States without authorization. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has not granted a National Bank charter to this entity.
Furthermore, we know of no state in the United States that has granted permission for it to operate a banking business.
Any information which you may have concerning this matter should be brought to the attention of:
|Mail:||Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Enforcement & Compliance Division,
250 E Street, SW,
Washington, DC 20219
Daniel P. Stipano
Enforcement & Compliance Division