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Federal Deposit
Insurance Corporation

Each depositor insured to at least $250,000 per insured bank

Since 1933, no depositor has ever lost a penny of FDIC-insured funds

Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Service Center

Chief FOIA Officer and FOIA Public Liaison

In response to the President's Executive Order of December 14, 2005 (Improving Agency Disclosure of Information), the FDIC has designated a Chief Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officer. The Chief FOIA Officer is Nicholas Podsiadly, General Counsel. He may be reached at or by telephone at (202) 898-3964.

FOIA Public Liaison

In further response to the aforementioned Executive Order, the Chief FOIA Officer has designated the FDIC Ombudsman as the FOIA Public Liaison. The FOIA Public Liaison serves as a supervisory official to whom a FOIA requester can raise concerns about the service received from the FDIC's FOIA/Privacy Act Group. The FOIA Public Liaison is FDIC Ombudsman M. Anthony Lowe. Mr. Lowe may be reached at or by telephone at (703) 562-6040.

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