Failed Bank Information
Information for The Community's Bank, Bridgeport, CT
- Press Release
- Acquiring Financial Institution
- Priority of Claims
- Dividend Information
- Receivership Termination
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On Friday, September 13, 2013, The Community's Bank, Bridgeport, CT was closed by the Connecticut Department of Banking, and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was named Receiver. As Receiver, the FDIC is charged with winding up the business affairs of the failed financial institution. This includes the disposition of assets and liabilities of the failed financial institution and payment of dividends to approved creditors in order of priority.
The FDIC, as Receiver, has taken all necessary actions to conclude the affairs of the failed financial institution, made all dividend distributions as required by law and the receivership is deemed terminated.
II. Press Release
The FDIC has issued a press release (PR-082-2013) about the institution's closure. If you represent a media outlet and would like information about the closure, please contact LaJuan Williams-Young at 1-202-898-3876.
III. Acquiring Financial Institution
An assuming institution could not be located; therefore, the FDIC will fulfill its obligation to insured depositors by mailing checks for their insured amounts.
Principal and interest on insured accounts, through Friday, September 13, 2013, are fully insured by the FDIC, up to the insurance limit of $250,000. You will receive full payment for your insured account. Certain entitlements and different types of accounts can be insured for more than the $250,000 limit. IRA funds are insured separately from other types of accounts, up to a $250,000 limit.
All accounts that exceed the $250,000 insurance limit and/or all accounts that appear to be related and exceed this limit are reviewed by the FDIC to determine their ownership and insurance coverage. If you think you might have uninsured deposits, you should call the FDIC Call Center to arrange for a telephone interview with a Claims Agent at 1-800-430-6165. The Claim Agent may direct you to download and submit a particular form that will assist in expediting the processing of your claim.
Please return the forms to the FDIC by FAX (facsimile) or mail at the number or address listed for the failed institution.
IV. Priority of Claims
In accordance with Federal law, allowed claims will be paid, after administrative expenses, in the following order of priority:
- General Unsecured Creditors
- Subordinated Debt
V. Dividend Information
No dividends have been declared at this time.
VI. Receivership Termination
The FDIC as Receiver for The Community's Bank, Bridgeport, CT, has taken all actions necessary to terminate the Receivership Estate.
The Receiver published a legal notice of intent to terminate the receivership in the Federal Register on August 3, 2015.
The Receiver has made all dividend distributions required by law.
Effective December 1, 2015, the Receivership Estate has been terminated, the Receiver was discharged and the Receivership Estate ceased existence as a legal entity.