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Financial Institution Letter
Special Alert

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

The Central Bank of Belize has issued the attached warning circular listing three entities that are not licensed to conduct banking business in Belize. These entities are also not authorized to conduct banking transactions in the United States. Any proposed transactions involving the entities should be viewed with extreme caution.

Please provide any information about these entities, or any of their principals, representatives or associates, to the Senior Manager, Financial Sector Supervision Department, Central Bank of Belize. This information, as well as information on any unauthorized entities, should also be forwarded 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)

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)

Last Updated: November 14, 1996