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Special Alert

FIL-39-95
June 16, 1995

 

TO: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
SUBJECT: Entities That May Be Conducting Banking Operations In The United States Without Authorization

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has advised that the following entities may be conducting a banking business in the United States illegally or without authorization.

     Banco Europe, S. A.                   Georgian Imex International Bank
2010 Corporate Ridge 1314 Burch Drive
McLean, VA Evansville, IN
     Bank of England (1)                   Miami International Bank
1413 K Street, N. W. Miami, OK
Washington, DC
     Brent Equities Trust Bank             The First Bank of Internet
410 E. Hallandale Beach Blvd. P.O. Box 408652
Hallandale, FL Chicago, IL
     Caribbean International Bank Ltd.     White Buffalo Indian Bank
(Cayman Islands) 341 Broadway
655 Fourth Avenue, Suite 42 San Diego, CA
San Diego, CA
     Ameritech Express (A.P.)  (2)
Vickers Enterprise
[address unknown]
     (1) Not associated with the Bank of England, Threadneedle Street,
London, England.
     (2) Subject entity has issued instruments titled AMERITECH EXPRESS
INSTANCE [sic] TRAVELERS CASH NEGOTIABLE AT CURRENT RATE OF
THE CHASE MANHATTEN [SIC] BANK OF NEW YORK FOR DOLLARS,
POUNDS, PESOS, YEN. To date, banks which have accepted such
instruments have been unable to effect collection. This entity
is not associated in any manner with The Chase Manhattan Bank,
N. A., a multi-national bank headquartered in New York.
Any proposed transactions involving any of these entities should be viewed with extreme caution. Please forward any information concerning these entities to the FDIC's Special Activities Section, 550 17th Street, N. W., Room F-612, Washington, D. C. 20429.

Stanley J. Poling
Director

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

Last Updated 07/16/1999 communications@fdic.gov