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Inactive Financial Institution Letters 

Special Alert

August 26, 1998


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

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has advised us that the following 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.

Basel Credit & Guaranty Bank, A.G. (Melchizedek)
1912 S. Torrey Pines Dr.
Las Vegas, NV

Credit Bank International Company (Melchizedek)
1730 K Street, NW, #304
Washington, DC

London Chartered Bank, Ltd. (Melchizedek)
28720 Roadside Drive, Suite 178
Agoura Hills, CA

Sunfirst Trust Co. Ltd.
912 Thousand Oaks Dr.
Virginia Beach, VA

Please forward any information concerning these entities to the FDIC's Special Activities Section, 550 17th Street, NW, Room F-6012, Washington, DC 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, NW, Room 100, Washington, DC 20434 (800-276-6003 or (703) 562-2200).

Last Updated 07/17/1999

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