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Financial Institution Letter
Special Alert

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 us that the following 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.

ANB Trust
14266 C Tuolumne Road
Sonora, CA

American National Bank
14266 C Tuolumne Road
Sonora, CA

American National Bank & Trust
14266 C Tuolumne Road
Sonora, CA

American National Bank Trust
14266 C Tuolumne Road
Sonora, CA

Americans National Bank
14266 C Tuolumne Road
Sonora, CA

Americas National Bank Trust
14266 C Tuolumne Road
Sonora, CA

First Americas Trust
211 South Washington Street
Sonora, CA

First State Bank of Montana
P.O. Box 278 Fairfield, MT

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.
Director

Distribution: FDIC-Supervised Banks (Commercial and Savings)

Note: Paper copies of FDIC financial institution letters may be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center, 801 17th Street, N.W., Room 100, Washington, D.C. 20434 ((703) 562-2200).


FIL-78-96
Last Updated: October 4, 1996