News Release 2004-109 | December 15, 2004

OCC Announces Six Enforcement Actions and One Termination

WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today announced six new enforcement actions taken against national banks and individuals currently and formerly affiliated with national banks and one termination of an existing enforcement action.

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

Cease and Desist Orders, By Consent
No. Bank/City Date
2004-131 First National Bank of Paonia, Paonia 11/18/04
New York
2004-132 (AMENDED) New York National Bank, Bronx 10/22/04
Civil Money Penalties, By Consent
No. Name/Bank/City Date
West Virginia
2004-133 Rick D. Turner, First National Bank of St. Marys, St. Marys 11/05/04
Formal Agreements, By Consent
No. Bank/City Date
2004-134 Gold Country Bank, National Association, Marysville 11/10/04
2004-135 First National Bank of Waverly, Waverly 11/09/04
Removals/Prohibitions, By Consent
No. Individual/Bank/City Date
2004-136 Dennis Shane Poulsen, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., San Francisco 11/15/04
Terminations of Existing Enforcement Actions
No. Type/Bank/City/Old EA# Date
2004-137 CO, The First National Bank of Germantown, Germantown, (EA #2002-51) 11/29/04

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