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Inactive Financial Institution Letters

Special Alert

December 4, 1995


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. Any proposed transactions involving any of the listed entities should be viewed with extreme caution.

Austria Merchant
Bank (Melchizedek)
315 Ecorse Road, #200
Ypsilanti, MI
First Bancorp Trust
P. O. Box 7174
Rancho Santa Fe, CA
Business Bank International
Huntingdon Beach, CA
Old Dominion Guaranty
and Trust, Ltd.
17100 Gillette Avenue
Irvine, CA

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.

Nicholas J. Ketcha Jr.
Acting Director

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

Last Updated 07/16/1999

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