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Inactive Financial Institution Letters


December 28, 2000

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

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has learned that the following entity may be operating a banking business in the United States illegally or without authorization:

Continental Bank of Commerce Inc.

The entity was incorporated in the state of Indiana; however, the location of its actual operations is unknown. The State of Indiana Department of Financial Institutions has not issued a banking license to this entity, and it is not authorized to conduct a banking business in the state. Proposed transactions involving the entity should be viewed with extreme caution.

Please forward any information concerning this entity to the State of Indiana Department of Financial Institutions, 402 West Washington Street, Room W066, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204. Information about the entity also may be forwarded to the FDIC's Special Activities Section, 550 17th Street, NW, Room F-6012, Washington, DC 20429.

For your reference, all FDIC Financial Institution Letters published since January of 1995 may be found on the FDIC's Web site at under "News, Events & FOIA."

Michael J. Zamorski
Acting 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, NW, Room 100, Washington, DC 20434 (800-276-6003 or (703) 562-2200).

Last Updated 12/28/2000

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