News Release 2010-124 | October 15, 2010

OCC Enforcement Actions

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

All Cease and Desist Orders, Civil Money Penalty Orders, and Removal/Prohibition Orders are issued with the consent of the parties, unless otherwise indicated as a Decision and Order issued by the Comptroller of the Currency.

Copies of the final actions are available for download by viewing the searchable database of all public enforcement actions taken since August 1989 at http://apps.occ.gov/EnforcementActions.

You may also submit a request electronically to obtain copies through the OCC's online FOIA site, https://foia-pal.occ.gov/palMain.aspx. Fax requests should be sent to (202)-874-5274. You can also obtain copies by writing to the Comptroller of the Currency, Communications Division, Mail Stop 2-3, Washington, DC 20219. When ordering, specify the appropriate enforcement action number.

Cease and Desist Orders
No. Name/Bank/City Date
Oklahoma
2010-183 First Texoma National Bank, Durant 9/17/2010
South Carolina
2010-184 Bankmeridian, National Association, Columbia 9/16/2010
Texas
2010-185 Texas Community Bank, National Association, The Woodlands 9/15/2010
Virginia
2010-199 HSBC Bank USA, National Association, Mclean 10/6/2010

Civil Money Penalty Orders
No. Name/Bank/City Date
Florida
2010-186 Miguel Morera, Republic Federal Bank National Association, Miami 9/9/2010
Ohio
2010-187 Brett Nelson, JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Columbus 8/30/2010
2010-188 Eric Wheeler, JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Columbus 8/30/2010
Texas
2010-203 Woodforest National Bank, The Woodlands 10/7/2010

Formal Agreements
No. Name/Bank/City Date
Alabama
2010-189 The Camden National Bank, Camden 9/9/2010
Georgia
2010-190 North Georgia National Bank, Calhoun 9/13/2010
Nevada
2010-191 Nevada National Bank, Las Vegas 8/26/2010
Pennsylvania
2010-192 First National Bank of Chester County, West Chester 8/27/2010
South Carolina
2010-193 The Peoples National Bank, Easley 8/16/2010
Texas
2010-194 First National Bank, Groesbeck 8/24/2010
2010-203 Woodforest National Bank, The Woodlands 10/6/2010
Wisconsin
2010-195 The First National Bank of Eagle River, Eagle River 9/23/2010

Personal Cease and Desist Orders
No. Name/Bank/City Date
Ohio
2010-187 Brett Nelson, JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Columbus 8/30/2010
2010-200 Randy Chipman, JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Columbus 10/4/2010

Removal / Prohibition Orders
No. Name/Bank/City Date
Florida
2010-186 Miguel Morera, Republic Federal Bank National Association, Miami 9/9/2010
Ohio
2010-188 Eric Wheeler, JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Columbus 8/30/2010
2010-196 James Chanse Carlson, JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Columbus 8/30/2010
2010-201 Timothy Beckstrand, JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Columbus 10/4/2010
Texas
2010-197 Veronica D. Guerra, The Frost National Bank, San Antonio 9/7/2010

Restitution Orders
No. Name/Bank/City Date
Texas
2010-203 Woodforest National Bank, The Woodlands 10/6/2010

Terminations of Existing Enforcement Actions
No. Type/Bank/City/Old EA# Date
South Carolina
2010-184 FA, Bankmeridian, National Association, Columbia (EA# 2010-008) 9/16/2010
Texas
2010-185 FA, Texas Community Bank, National Association, The Woodlands (EA# 2009-072) 9/15/2010
Wyoming
2010-198 C&D, First National Bank and Trust Company, Powell (EA# 2008-110) 9/8/2010

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