Entities That May Be Conducting Banking Operations In The United States Without Authorization
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has advised that the following entities may be conducting a banking business in the United States illegally or without authorization.
Federal National Investment Metro Bank (2) Bank 15515 San Fernando Boulevard 15336 Roscoe Boulevard Mission Hills, CA Van Nuys, CA
First Eastern Bank (1) National Banc Republic of Pennsylvania Georgia, Ltd. 1082 Lincoln Avenue Marine Merchant Bank, Ltd. Willow Glen Turks and Caicos Islands San Jose, CA
Marine Merchant International, Sovereign Nations Central Bank Ltd. Post Office Box 250 67 Wall Street Wyandotte, OK New York, NY
(1) Checks issued by First Eastern Bank, drawn on Doha Bank Limited, New York, New York, are worthless. Doha Bank Limited has advised that no such customer relationship exists.
(2) Not associated with Metrobank (one word), headquartered in Los Angeles, a licensed bank in the State of California.
Any proposed transactions involving any of these entities should be viewed with extreme caution. 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)