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News Release 2000-30 | May 2, 2000

OCC Announces Nine New Enforcement Actions

WASHINGTON, DC — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today announced nine new enforcement actions taken against national banks and individuals currently and formerly affiliated with national banks.

A list of enforcement actions previously disclosed and copies of the actual documents are available from the OCC's Communications Division by writing to: Comptroller of the Currency, Public Information Room (1-5), Washington, DC 20219. Requests made by facsimile transmission should be sent to (202) 874-4448. Please include the identifying enforcement action number when placing an order. Enforcement actions are also listed monthly in OCC Interpretations and Actions. Subscriptions to that publication are available from the OCC's Communications Division.

The OCC also maintains a searchable database of all public enforcement actions taken since August 1989 on its Internet Website located at

Formal Agreements, by Consent
No. Bank/City Date
2000-31 Goleta National Bank, Goleta 03/23/00
2000-32 First Professional Bank, N.A., Santa Monica 03/22/00
99-113 First National Bank of Gonzales, Gonzales 09/09/99
2000-33 Gateway National Bank of St. Louis, St. Louis 03/24/00
2000-34 Farmers National Bank of Forney, Forney 03/06/00
99-114 First National Bank of Rotan, Rotan 11/16/99
Removals and Prohibitions, By Consent
No. Individual/Bank/City Date
2000-35 James Wesley Beeks, MBNA America Bank, Wilmington 04/07/00
2000-36 Jack L. D'Urso, Bank One, N.A., Chicago 03/01/00
2000-37 Walter M. Szymanski, Fleet Bank of Massachusetts, Boston 03/15/00

Media Contact

Frank D. Vance, Jr.
(202) 874-4700