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News Release 2011-137 | November 21, 2011

OCC Enforcement Actions

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

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

You may also submit a request electronically to obtain copies through the OCC's online FOIA site, 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
2011-149 National Bank of California, Los Angeles 10/27/2011
2011-150 Universal Bank, West Covina 10/20/2011
2011-151 Heritage First Bank, Rome 10/20/2011
New Jersey
2011-152 Grand Bank, National Association, Hamilton 10/25/2011
2011-153 Saddle River Valley Bank, Saddle River 10/17/2011
2011-154 Wawel Bank, Wallington 10/26/2011

Civil Money Penalty Orders
No. Name/Bank/City Date
New York
2011-155 First Niagara Bank, National Association, Buffalo 10/26/2011

Formal Agreements
No. Name/Bank/City Date
2011-156 The Savannah Bank National Association, Savannah 10/5/2011
North Dakota
2011-157 The National Bank of Harvey, Harvey 10/11/2011

 Prompt Corrective Action Directives
No. Name/Bank/City Date
2011-158 Western National Bank, Phoenix 10/12/2011

Terminations of Existing Enforcement Actions
No. Type/Bank/City/Old EA# Date
2011-149 FA, National Bank of California, Los Angeles (EA# 2009-150) 10/27/2011
2011-159 FA, First National Bank of The Lakes, Navarre (EA# 2010-154) 10/14/2011
New Jersey
2011-152 FA, Grand Bank, National Association, Hamilton (EA# 2009-126) 10/25/2011
2011-160 FA, Texas National Bank, Mercedes (EA# 2008-004) 10/26/2011
2011-161 FA, Commercial National Bank of Texarkana, Texarkana (EA# 2010-010) 10/12/2011
2011-162 FA, The National Bank of Waupun, Waupun (EA# 2009-223) 10/13/2011

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