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Financial Institution Letter
Special Alert

SUBJECT: Entities That May Be Conducting Banking
Operations in the United States Without Authorization

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has advised us that the following three entities may be conducting banking business in the United States illegally or without authorization. Proposed transactions involving any of these entities should be viewed with extreme caution.

Anglo Nippon Bancorp
98 Park Avenue
Babylon, NY

Lifeguard Bancorp, Ltd.
1800 E. Sahara Avenue, #104
Las Vegas, NV

Nord-West Finanz Bank, A.G.
2 World Trade Center, Suite 6071
New York, NY

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.

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

Last Updated: May 14, 1996