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Inactive Financial Institution Letters 

Special Alert
November 14, 1996
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 two entities may be conducting banking business in the United States illegally or without authorization. Proposed transactions involving these entities should be viewed with extreme caution.
  • Sunlight Church World National Bank
    2255 West 15th Street, #2
    Los Angeles, CA

  • Sunlight Church World National Bank
    777 South Figueroa Street
    Los Angeles, CA

The Vanuatu Financial Services Commission of the Republic of Vanuatu has advised that the banking license of the following entity, previously registered as the First Asia Development Bank, Ltd., has been revoked:

  • United Pacific Bank, Ltd.
    Port Vila, Republic of Vanuatu
    South Pacific

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)

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 07/13/1999

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