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									                                                                    ALERT 2007-32
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O
Comptroller of the Currency
Administrator of National Banks
Washington, DC 20219

                                    Unauthorized Banks List
                                                 1996-2007




                                                    Compiled & Maintained by:
                                       Michelle L. Knott, SPSU, 202-874-4450

                                  Revised: 06/05/2007




                         For specific information, please see the
                         individual alert, which can be found at:

                        http://www.occ.treas.gov/Altlst07.htm
                                                                                                                     ALERT 2007-32
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                                                   TABLE OF CONTENTS

A-C.............................................................................................................................................. 1
D-F .............................................................................................................................................. 4
G-M............................................................................................................................................. 8
N-T............................................................................................................................................ 11
U-Z............................................................................................................................................ 13
Unauthorized Bank Entites – Belize ......................................................................................... 15
Unauthorized Bank Entities – State of Indiana......................................................................... 16
Unauthorized Bank Entities – State of Oregon......................................................................... 17
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A-C

          Bank Name & Address               Alert Number &                     Comments
                                                      Date
Access Bank International (Nauru), Ltd.     Alert 97-16      May be operating a banking
629 Second Street, SE                       07/07/1997       business in the U.S. without
Puyallup, WA 98371                                           authorization. Has not been
                                                             granted permission to operate in
                                                             Washington.
Al-Manaf International Merchant Bank,       Alert 98-31      May be operating a banking
Inc.                                        09/22/1998       business in the U.S. without
 1819 Pauger Street                                          authorization. Has not been
 New Orleans, LA 70126                                       granted permission to operate in
                                                             Louisiana.
Allied Boston Bank, Inc. (Palau)            Alert 2000-7     Is conducting banking business
100 Pine Street, Suite 2260                 06/29/2000       in the U.S. without authorization.
San Francsico, CA 94111                                      The subject is reported to have a
HQ: 523 Toirois Malakal                     Also See:        bank charter issued by the
Koror, Republic of Palau 96940              Alert 2003-1     Republic of Palau, with an office
                                            02/05/2003       in San Francisco, CA. No license
                                                             or charter from the Office of the
                                                             Comptroller of the Currency, nor
                                                             the state of California. The state
                                                             of California, Department of
                                                             Financial Institutions, issued a
                                                             cease-and-desist order to subject
                                                             on June 23, 2000.
Atlantic Bank, Ltd.                         Alert 98-8       May be operating a banking
1300 Division Street, #200                  02/23/1998       business in the U.S. without
Nashville, TN 37203-4023                                     authorization. Has not been
                                                             granted permission to operate in
                                                             Tennessee.
Atlantic Caribbean Bank & Trust Co., Ltd.   Alert 98-36      Not authorized, supervised, or
St. John’s, Antigua, West Indies            11/04/1998       regulated by any U.S. financial
                                                             institutions regulator.
Atlantic Standard Chartered Bank &          Alert 2004-24    The OCC has not granted a
Trust, N.A. Internet Bank                    11/24/2004      charter to this organization, nor is
 www.ascbltdonline.com                                       it authorized to conduct the
 P.O. Box 60219                                              business of banking or provide
 Atlantic Standard Capital, CA 93160                         banking-related services.
Banca Populara Ardealul                     Alert 98-41      Not authorized by the
 Bistrita, Romania                          11/20/1998       government of Romania.
Banhofstrasse, Commercial Bank AG           Alert 98-9       May be operating a banking
(Melchizedek)                               03/05/1998       business in the U.S. without
 110 East 59th Street, 6th Floor                             authorization. Has not been
 New York, NY 10022                         Also See:        granted permission to operate in
                                            Alert 98-20      New York.

Bank of Business Western Samoa              Alert 98-10      May be operating a banking
12-A Nampacia-Center                        03/23/1998       business in the U.S. without
Apia Upolu, Samoa                                            authorization. Has not been
And                                                          granted permission to operate in
6223 NE 8th Avenue                                           Oregon.
Portland, OR 97211-3760


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                                                                      ALERT 2007-32
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         Bank Name & Address              Alert Number &                     Comments
                                                    Date
Bank of Finance                           Alert 97-31      May be operating a banking
P.O. Box 770-729                          12/01/1997       business in the U.S. without
Woodside, NY 11377                                         authorization. Has not been
                                                           granted permission to operate in
                                                           New York.
Bank of NG, N.A.                          Alert 2004-17    Neither the OCC nor any state
www.securelink.info                       08/06/2004       banking authority has authorized
                                                           the subject entity to operate as a
                                                           bank.
BANQUE de Petite MARTINIQUE               Alert 98-7       Not authorized, supervised, or
St. George’s                              02/18/1998       regulated by any U.S. bank
Grenada, West Indies                                       regulator.
BANQUEDENATIONALE BANK                    Alert 2003-10    Not authorized, supervised, or
St. George’s                              06/20/2003       regulated by any U.S., United
Grenada, West Inides                                       Kingdom, or Hong Kong bank
                                                           regulator. Not insured by FDIC.
Brink National Bank of Texas              Alert 2005-27    The OCC has been advised that
Address Unknown                           12/1/2005        persons representing themselves
                                                           as employees of the above-
                                                           referenced entity have been
                                                           contacting other persons. Please
                                                           be advised that the referenced
                                                           entity has not been chartered by
                                                           the OCC and is not authorized to
                                                           conduct the business of banking.
British Bank of Commerce a.k.a. British   Alert 2001-2     May be operating a banking
Bank of Trade & Commerce                  02/21/2001       business in the U.S. without
499 Park Avenue, Ste 621                                   authorization. Has not been
New York, NY 10022                                         granted permission to operate in
                                                           New York.
Broad Way Bank                            Alert 2006-35    Not authorized, supervised, or
5960 N. Broadway                           07/14/2006      regulated by any U.S. bank
Washington, DC 20026 USA                                   regulator.
www.broadwaybk.com

Caribbean Bank of Commerce, Ltd           Alert 98-38      Struck from the register in
P.O. Box W291                             11/13/1998       Antigua and Barbuda.
St. John’s, Antigua, West Indies
And                                       Alert 99-07      Government of Antigua and
U.S. Representative Office                06/21/1999       Barbuda has revoked the license
C/o Global Underwriters Inc.                               effective April 6, 1999.
17 Chestnut Street
Ridgewood, NJ 07450
Caribbean International Bank, a.k.a.      Alert 2005-7     Has not been licensed to operate
Caribbean International Credit & Trust    04/07/2005       as a bank in Barbados. In
One Financial Place, Suite 120                             addition, the Barbados Registrar
Lower Collymore Rock                                       of Companies has no record of
Bridgetown, Barbados                                       either entity. The OCC has not
                                                           authorized the above-mentioned
                                                           entity to operate as a bank in the
                                                           United States.




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                                                                    ALERT 2007-32
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         Bank Name & Address             Alert Number &                    Comments
                                                   Date
Chase Bank of Las Vegas, Nevada          Alert 97-26      May be operating a banking
C.I.A. of Las Vegas                      09/24/1997       business in the U.S. without
7624 San Mateo Way, Suite 206                             authorization. Has not been
Las Vegas, Nevada 89123                                   granted permission to operate in
                                                          Nevada.
Chase (Trust) Bank                       Alert 2001-1     May be operating a banking
365 Madison Avenue                       02/21/2001       business in the U.S. without
New York, NY 10002                                        authorization. Has not been
                                                          granted permission to operate in
                                                          New York. Not associated with
                                                          Chase Manhattan Bank of New
                                                          York or any of Chase Manhattan
                                                          Bank of New York’s subsidiaries
                                                          or affiliates.
Chase Trust Bank                         Alert 2002-2     May be operating a banking
2706 Wisconsin Avenue                    03/14/2002       business in the U.S. without
Washington, DC                                            authorization. Has not been
                                                          granted a national bank charter,
                                                          and the District of Columbia has
                                                          not granted permission for it to
                                                          operate a banking business.
                                                          This entity is not associated with
                                                          Chase Manhattan Bank of New
                                                          York or any of its subsidiaries or
                                                          affiliates.
Cherokee Heritage National Bank          Alert 2004-5     OCC has not granted a national
No Known Location                        03/01/2004       bank charter to this entity.
                                                          Accordingly, the individuals
                                                          promoting this organization are
                                                          not authorized to issue stock or
                                                          perform any business as a
                                                          national bank.
Commercial Credit of New York, LLC       Alert 98-20      May be operating a banking
 Holding Group Corporation               06/17/1998       business in the U.S. without
Commercial Credit of New York Holding                     authorization. Has not been
 Corp.                                   Also See:        granted permission to operate in
Commercial Banking Group                 Alert 98-9       New York. None of these entities
Commercial Bank, AG and                  03/05/1998       are affiliated with Creditanstalt,
Creditanstalt AG                                          AG, Greenwich, Connecticut.
 110 East 59th Street (6th Floor)
 New York, NY 10022
Commercial Intercontinental Bank, Inc.   Alert 97-21      May be operating a banking
(NAURU)                                  08/27/1997       business in the U.S. without
 8249 NW 36th Street, Suite N-106                         authorization. Has not been
 Miami, FL 33166                         Alert 98-2       granted permission to operate in
                                         01/12/1998       Florida. Nauru has revoked its
                                                          license.




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                                                                             ALERT 2007-32
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         Bank Name & Address                  Alert Number &                        Comments
                                                        Date
Commerz Finanz Bank                           Alert 2004-8         The Swiss Federal Banking
Commerzfinanz.com                             03/05/2004           Commission (SFBC) has not
Commerzfinanzonline.com                                            authorized Commerz Finanz
Zurich, Switzerland & New York                                     Bank to conduct business in the
                                                                   area of banking or securities
                                                                   trading. SFBC advises that the
                                                                   organization has no physical
                                                                   presence in Switzerland because
                                                                   the Zurich address listed by the
                                                                   subject does not exist. Commerz
                                                                   Finanz Bank has not been
                                                                   granted authority to operate a
                                                                   banking business in the U.S. by
                                                                   the OCC or the state of New
                                                                   York. There is no affiliation
                                                                   between the subject entity and
                                                                   Commerzbank AG or
                                                                   Commerzbank North America or
                                                                   any of its affiliated companies.

D-F
            Bank Name & Address                    Alert Number                     Comments
                                                          & Date
Deltec Financial & Trust Services               Alert 2007-13       The Central Bank of the
 Deltec House                                    03/06/2007         Bahamas has issued an
 Lyford Cay, P.O. Box N-3229                                        advisory that this entity is not
 Nassau, Bahamas                                                    licensed to conduct banking
                                                                    and/or trust business in or from
                                                                    within The Bahamas. This
                                                                    entity has no relationship,
                                                                    whatsoever, to Deltec Bank &
                                                                    Trust Ltd, which is duly licensed
                                                                    to operate in The Bahamas.
Destiny Capital Mortgage, Inc., dba Destiny     Alert 2005-14       The OCC has been informed
Capital Mortgage Bank                            08/10/2005         that the State of Texas
 Irving, Texas                                                      Department of Banking and the
                                                                    Texas Savings and Loan
                                                                    Department have issued cease-
                                                                    and-desist orders against the
                                                                    above-referenced entity for
                                                                    unauthorized banking activity
                                                                    and unauthorized mortgage
                                                                    banking activities.




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                                                                       ALERT 2007-32
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            Bank Name & Address               Alert Number                   Comments
                                                     & Date
Development & Holding Bank of Belize        Alert 2004-21     The OCC has been advised by
12 Barrack Road, Suite 201A-206A            09/16/2004        the Central Bank of Belize
Belize                                                        (CBB) that the entity has not
www.dholdingbank.com                                          been granted a banking license
                                                              by the CBB, and the entity is
                                                              not authorized to conduct the
                                                              business of banking in or from
                                                              Belize. The company is not
                                                              located at the listed address or
                                                              any other known location in
                                                              Belize.
Digital Commerce Bank, Ltd (Kuiu Thlingit   Alert 97-16       May be operating a banking
Nation)                                     07/07/1997        business in the U.S. without
Top Floor, Atlantis Building Services                         authorization. Has not been
Shallow Draught                                               granted permission to operate
Bridgetown, Barbados                                          in Washington.
Dom Mitra National Bank                     Alert 2004-20     Neither the OCC nor the District
Washington, DC                              09/16/2004        of Columbia Department of
                                                              Insurance, Securities and
                                                              Banking has authorized the
                                                              subject entity to operate as a
                                                              bank or conduct banking
                                                              business anywhere in the U.S.
Dominion International Bank, Ltd.           Alert 97-37       May be operating a banking
Christchurch                                11/04/1998        business in the U.S. without
Barbados, West Indies                                         authorization. Banking license
                                                              has been revoked.
Dunbar National Bank of Maryland            Alert 97-23       Not authorized, supervised, or
http://www.ncsinc/cards.com                 08/29/1997        regulated by the OCC.
Effex Bank NA; Effex Bank Ltd; Effexbank    Alert 2003-14     Not authorized, supervised, or
Bank, Ltd; Effexbank International Bank     12/05/2003        regulated by any U.S. or United
Limited                                                       Kingdom financial institutions
http://www.effexbank.com                                      regulator.
350 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10118
Equity Bank and Trust Co Ltd                Alert 99-13       License, issued under the
Montserrat, West Indies                     12/21/1999        Offshore Banking Ordinance,
                                                              was revoked effective
                                                              December 15, 1999.
European Union Bank                         Alert 96-40       Not authorized, supervised, or
                                            10/22/1996        regulated by any U.S. financial
                                                              institutions regulator.




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            Bank Name & Address               Alert Number                     Comments
                                                     & Date
Excalibur Capital Management, Inc.          Alert 2002-10     CDIC has advised of an
(Maryland Investments Club)                 08/19/2002        apparent Internet fraud scam
 Toronto, Canada                                              falsely involving CDIC. The
                                                              Maryland Investment Club is
                                                              offering investment certificates
                                                              called “digital investment
                                                              certificates” for sale over the
                                                              Internet. They are fraudulently
                                                              stating that certificates are held
                                                              and guaranteed in full by the
                                                              CDIC. The certificates falsely
                                                              bear the Government of
                                                              Canada wordmark and the logo
                                                              of the Canada Deposit
                                                              Insurance Corporation.
Excelsior Bank (The) / Excelsior            Alert 97-33       Not authorized, supervised, or
International Bank Corp. (The)              12/04/1997        regulated by any U.S. financial
 Barbados, West Indies                                        institutions regulator.
Fidelity International Bank                 Alert 98-5        May be operating a banking
 520 Madison Avenue                         02/12/1998        business in the U.S. without
 New York, NY 10022                                           authorization. Has not been
                                                              granted permission to operate
                                                              in New York.
First Americans Trust                       Alert 96-33       May be operating a banking
211 South Washington Street                 09/10/1996        business in the U.S. without
Sonora, CA 95370                                              authorization. Has not been
                                                              granted permission to operate
                                                              in California.
First Americans Trust Company, aka “First   Alert 97-25       May be operating a banking
Americans,” Oklahoma City, Oklahoma /       09/15/1997        business in the U.S. without
Apache Tribe General Bank of Anadarko,                        authorization. Has not been
Oklahoma                                                      granted permission to operate
620 East Colorado                                             in Oklahoma.
Anadarko, OK
First Century Financial Services            Alert 2003-4      Not authorized to conduct
www.firstcenturyfinancial.com               02/24/2003        banking business in the United
                                                              States. There is no affiliation
                                                              between First Century and
                                                              Banc One.
First Federal Banking Corp                  Alert 2003-13     Banking license has been
Republic of Palau                           10/01/2003        revoked by the Financial
                                                              Institutions Commission of the
                                                              Republic of Palau. Barred from
                                                              performing any banking and
                                                              related financial activities.
First Lenape Nation Bank                    Alert 97-6        May be operating a banking
Route 1, Box 174 D                          03/24/1997        business in the U.S. without
Anadarko, OK 73005                                            authorization. Has not been
                                                              granted permission to operate
                                                              in Oklahoma.




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             Bank Name & Address                    Alert Number                   Comments
                                                           & Date
First National Bank, FSB                          Alert 97-18       May be operating a banking
First National Bank National Trust and            08/19/1997        business in the U.S. without
Savings Association                                                 authorization. Has not been
First National Trust                                                granted permission to operate
2614 Wyoming Avenue                                                 in California.
Burbank, CA 91505
First National Bank of Bedrock                    Alert 2004-19     OCC has identified a Web site
Bedrock, Colorado                                 08/25/2004        claiming to be associated with a
www.freewebhosting.hostdepartment.com/F/FNBKOBR                     national bank named First
                                                                    National Bank of Bedrock.
                                                                    Neither the OCC nor any state
                                                                    banking authority has
                                                                    authorized the entity to operate
                                                                    as a bank or to conduct any
                                                                    kind of banking activities.
First National of America Banc                    Alert 2005-3      The OCC has not authorized
 International Banking Division                    02/08/2005       the referenced entity to operate
 3712 N. Broadway, Suite 132                                        as a bank or conduct banking
 Chicago, IL 60613                                                  business anywhere in the
                                                                    United States.
First Pacific Development Bank, Ltd.              Alert 2001-12     The corporate charter for the
Address unknown                                   10/12/2001        First Pacific Development
                                                                    Bank, Ltd. has been revoked
                                                                    effective August 27, 2001, by
                                                                    the Republic of Palau. The
                                                                    subject entity had been issued
                                                                    a corporate charter only and
                                                                    had never applied for nor was
                                                                    granted banking authority by
                                                                    the Republic of Palau.
                                                                    Accordingly, entity never had
                                                                    any authority to perform
                                                                    banking functions.
First Savings Bank                                Alert 97-8        May be operating a banking
800 West Oakland Park Blvd, Suite 306             04/15/1997        business in the U.S. without
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311                                           authorization. Has not been
                                                                    granted permission to operate
                                                                    in Florida.
First State Bank of Montana                       Alert 96-31       May be operating a banking
P.O. Box 278                                      08/27/1996        business in the U.S. without
Fairfield, MT                                                       authorization. Has not been
                                                                    granted permission to operate
                                                                    in Montana.
First Zurich National Bank                        Alert 97-30       May be operating a banking
P.O. Box 20290                                    11/18/1997        business in the U.S. without
Cheyenne, WY 82003-7007                                             authorization. Has not been
                                                                    granted permission to operate
                                                                    in Wyoming.
Focus International, Ltd.                         Alert 97-27       Not authorized, supervised, or
West Indies                                       10/10/1997        regulated by any U.S. financial
                                                                    institutions regulator.




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G-M
          Bank Name & Address         Alert Number &                     Comments
                                                Date
Globe Trust Financial, Inc.           Alert 2002-13    Entity is falsely representing on
1211 Kipling Avenue                   11/21/2002       its Web site that it is regulated by
Toronto, ON M9P 4P1 Canada                             the OCC. It is neither regulated
                                                       nor charted by the OCC. Also, it
                                                       is not a federally regulated entity
                                                       of Canada. Globe is also stating
                                                       that it is a member of the ABN-
                                                       AMRO Group. The OCC has
                                                       been advised that it is not
                                                       associated with the ABN-AMRO
                                                       Group.
Greater International Bank of Nauru   Alert 97-22      May be operating a banking
719 E. Bird Street, Suite 444         08/27/1997       business in the U.S. without
Tampa, FL 33604                                        authorization. Has not been
                                      Alert 98-2       granted permission to operate in
                                      01/12/1998       Florida. Nauru has revoked its
                                                       license.
Gulf International Bank Group         Alert 2005-10    Falsely representing that they are
Bahrain and Dubai                     05/20/2005       affiliated with GIB, its federal
                                                       branch in New York City, or with
Gulf Aviation International, Ltd.                      Gulf International Bank (UK)
Philadelphia, PA                                       Limited, London, England.

Industrial Bank, Inc.                 Alert 98-4       Samoa has canceled its license.
                                      02/06/1998
International Business Bank           Alert 2000-10    The Registrar, Office of the
Corporation, Ltd.                      10/18/2000      Registrar of International and
 Level 2 Chandra House                                 Foreign Companies, Samoa, has
 Apia, Samoa                                           informed the OCC that the
                                                       following company’s “A” class
                                                       banking license, No. 107, has
                                                       been canceled effective October
                                                       12, 2000.
Intertrade Bank                       Alert 2004-7     This entity has not been granted
 www.intertradebank.com               03/05/2004       authority to operate a banking
 Montenegro                                            business in the U.S. by the OCC
 London                                                or by the state of New York. In
 New York                                              addition, the entity has not been
                                                       granted any such authority to
                                                       operate in the United Kingdom or
                                                       Montenegro.




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                                                                    ALERT 2007-32
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          Bank Name & Address           Alert Number &                     Comments
                                                  Date
Investment Bank of Austria              Alert 2004-10    The OCC has been advised by
 Levasseurgasse 5                       03/30/2004       the Finanzmarktaufsicht-
1230 Wien/Vienna, Austria                                Financial Market Authority of
 www.inv-banking.com                                     Austria (FMA) that the
                                                         Investment Bank of Austria has
                                                         not been granted a banking
                                                         license by Austrian authorities,
                                                         and the entity is not authorized to
                                                         conduct banking business in
                                                         Austria. Neither the OCC nor the
                                                         state of Minnesota has
                                                         authorized the subject entity to
                                                         operate as a bank or federal
                                                         branch in the U.S.
Liechetensteinische-Amerikanische       Alert 99-04      May be operating a banking
Union Bank Corp.                        02/24/1999       business in the U.S. without
USA Management Office                                    authorization. The OCC has not
545 8th Avenue, Suite 401                                granted a national bank charter
New York, NY 10018                                       to this entity. Further, the New
                                                         York State Banking Department
                                                         has advised that the subject
                                                         entity has not been granted
                                                         permission to operate in New
                                                         York.
Lincoln Bank and Trust Company          Alert 2004-9     The company’s offshore banking
Limited                                 03/12/2004       license was revoked on May 1,
Montserrat, WI                                           2001, and has not been
                                                         reinstated. This entity has no
                                                         authority under Montserrat law to
                                                         perform the business of banking.
LionHeart Bank and Trust Company Ltd.   Alert 2003-5     Fictitious Internet Offshore Bank,
P.O. Box 250506                         03/18/2003       Montserrat. Neither licensed nor
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33335                                 authorized to conduct banking
                                                         business in Montserrat or the
                                                         United States.
London Chartered Bank, Ltd.             Alert 98-24      May be operating a banking
(Melchizedek)                           08/07/1998       business in the U.S. without
 28720 Roadside Drive, Suite 178                         authorization. Has not been
Agoura Hills, CA 91301-3317                              granted permission to operate in
                                                         California.
Malibu Trust Company                    Alert 2004-25    California Commissioner of
 418 Santa Rosa Avenue                  12/22/2004       Financial Institutions has issued
 Santa Rosa, CA 95404                                    a cease and desist order to
                                                         Malibu Trust Company, directing
                                                         it to cease doing business in
                                                         California without a license.
                                                         Neither the State of California nor
                                                         the OCC has issued a charter or
                                                         license to Malibu Trust Company.




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                                                                     ALERT 2007-32
                                                                            Attachment
         Bank Name & Address             Alert Number &                      Comments
                                                   Date
Maryland Investment Club                 Alert 2002-10    CDIC has advised of an apparent
(Excalibur Capital Management, Inc.)     08/19/2002       Internet fraud scam falsely
 Toronto, Canada                                          involving CDIC. The Maryland
                                                          Investment Club is offering
                                                          investment certificates called
                                                          “digital investment certificates” for
                                                          sale over the Internet. They are
                                                          fraudulently stating that
                                                          certificates are held and
                                                          guaranteed in full by the CDIC.
                                                          The certificates falsely bear the
                                                          Government of Canada
                                                          wordmark and the logo of the
                                                          Canada Deposit Insurance
                                                          Corporation.
Meridian Merchants Bank, Inc. (Nauru)    Alert 98-16      May be operating a banking
1420 Fifth Avenue, 22nd Floor            04/22/1998       business in the U.S. without
Seattle, Washington 98101                                 authorization. Has not been
                                                          granted permission to operate in
                                                          Washington.
Metrobank International Limited          Alert 2000-12    Entity, incorporated in the
P.O. Box 211, Moore Stephens House       12/01/2000       Republic of Vanuatu, may be
Lini Highway                                              operating a banking business in
Port Vila, Vanuatu                                        the U.S. without authorization.
                                                          The OCC has not granted a
                                                          national bank charter to this
                                                          entity. Furthermore, it knows of
                                                          no state in the U.S. that has
                                                          granted permission for it to
                                                          operate a banking business.
Midland Credit & Guarantee Bank, Ltd.    Alert 96-42      May be operating a banking
67 Wall Street                           11/26/1996       business in the U.S. without
New York, NY 10003                                        authorization. Has not been
                                                          granted permission to operate in
                                                          the state of New York.
Mitsubishi Trust & Banking Co. Finance   Alert 97-5       Fraudulent CDs have been
Corporation                              03/06/1997       issued by this entity. This entity
Mitsubishi Finance Corporation                            is not related to Mitsubishi Trust
                                                          and Banking Corporation.




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                                                                ALERT 2007-32
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N-T
          Bank Name & Address       Alert Number &                      Comments
                                              Date
National State Bank in Ohio         Alert 99-12      May be operating a banking
Cleveland, Ohio                     12/22/1999       business in the U.S. without
                                                     authorization. Has not been
                                                     granted permission to operate in
                                                     Ohio.
Netware International Bank          Alert 97-14      May be operating a banking
136 Stutts Road #2                  06/24/1997       business in the U.S. without
Mooresville, NC 28115                                authorization. Has not been
                                                     granted permission to operate in
                                                     North Carolina.
Occidental Bank Limited             Alert 99-11      Samoa has informed the OCC
Level 2, Lotemau Centre             09/07/1999       that the company’s restructured
P.O. box 3271                                        B(2) class license, issued March
Vaea Street                                          13, 1997, has been canceled
Apia, Samoa                                          effective August 16, 1999.
Osmi Bank                           Alert 99-9       Osmi Bank is not and never has
Fullerton Financial Corporation     08/06/1999       been registered nor issued a
Address unknown                                      bank license by the government
                                                     of Antigua and Barbuda.

                                                     Fullerton Financial Corporation
                                                     has not been registered in the
                                                     jurisdiction of Antigua and
                                                     Barbuda. An order to cease and
                                                     desist from such claims was
                                                     faxed to Fullerton on July 6,
                                                     1999.
Pacific Savings Bank, Ltd.          Alert 2006-67    The Financial Institutions
 NECO Plaza, PO Box 399              11/17/2006      Commission, Republic of Palau,
 Koror, Republic of Palau 96940                      has revoked the banking license
                                                     of Pacific Savings Bank, Ltd.
                                                     (Pacific) on 11/07/06.

Pacific Trust Financial Services    Alert 2002-13    Entity is falsely representing on
2677 Kipling Avenue                 11/21/2002       its Web site that it is regulated by
Etobicoke, ON M9Z 4P1 Canada                         the OCC. It is neither regulated
                                                     nor chartered by the OCC. Also,
                                                     it is not a federally regulated
                                                     entity of Canada. Globe is also
                                                     stating that it is a member of the
                                                     ABN-AMRO Group. The OCC
                                                     has been advised that it is not
                                                     associated with the ABN-AMRO
                                                     Group.
Panacea Bank & Trust                Alert 97-7       May be operating a banking
P.O. Box 30054                      03/28/1997       business in the U.S. without
Bellingham, Washington 98228-2054                    authorization. Has not been
                                                     granted permission to operate in
                                                     Washington.




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                                                                         ALERT 2007-32
                                                                                Attachment
          Bank Name & Address                Alert Number &                     Comments
                                                       Date
Prime Bancorp, Ltd.                          Alert 96-45      May be operating a banking
82 Wall Street                               12/12/1996       business in the U.S. without
New York, NY                                                  authorization. Has not been
                                                              granted permission to operate in
                                                              New York.
Ready State Bank of Panama                   Alert 2007-25    The Superintendecia de Bancos
 Alejandro Teran M, International Director    05/03/2007      de Panama has advised that this
 3327 South Bayshores Drive                                   entity is not authorized to engage
 Panama, FL 33456                                             in banking business within or
 (305) 297-5421                                               from the Republic of Panama.
 (58212) 834-0126                                             The information contained at the
 www.readystatebank.com                                       Web site actually corresponds to
 readystatebank@yahoo.com                                     a legal constituted banking entity
 overseasfinancial@yahoo.com                                  that has no relation to the
                                                              unauthorized entity.
Richard Jones’ Bank                          Alert 98-30      May be operating a banking
111 South Lewis Street, Apartment B          09/01/1998       business in the U.S. without
New Iberia, LA 70560                                          authorization. Has not been
                                                              granted permission to operate in
                                                              Louisiana.
Royal Meridian International Bank            Alert 98-12      Not regulated or supervised by
 Nauru, Mid-Pacific                          04/15/1998       any U.S. bank regulator.
South Atlantic International Bank, Ltd       Alert 99-5       The Assistant Secretary,
f/n/a Americapital International             03/12/1999       Financial Services Centre,
                                                              Government of Montserrat, has
                                                              informed the OCC that the
                                                              license issued under the Offshore
                                                              Banking Ordinance was revoked
                                                              effective February 24, 1999.
Sunfirst Trust Co., Ltd.                     Alert 98-22      May be operating a banking
912 Thousand Oaks Drive                      08/04/1998       business in the US without
Virginia Beach, VA 23454                                      authorization. There is no
                                                              permission to operate in Virginia.
Sunlight Church World National Bank          Alert 96-38      May be operating a banking
2255 West 15th Street, #2; and               10/11/1996       business in the U.S. without
777 South Figueroa Street                                     authorization. There is no
Los Angeles, CA                                               permission to operate in
                                                              California.
Sunra International Bank & Trust             Alert 2005-1     The Financial Institutions
Corporation                                  01/07/2005       Commission, Republic of Palau,
 Republic of Palau                                            revoked their banking license on
                                                              January 6, 2005. The
                                                              commission advised that Sunra is
                                                              immediately barred from
                                                              performing any banking and
                                                              related financial activities but has
                                                              been granted 30 days from the
                                                              date of license revocation to
                                                              cease its operations.
Swiss Merchant Bank, AG                      Alert 98-28      May be operating a banking
1730 K Street, NW                            08/14/1998       business in the U.S. without
Washington, DC 20006                                          authorization. There is no
                                                              permission to operate in D.C.


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                                                                 ALERT 2007-32
                                                                        Attachment
          Bank Name & Address         Alert Number &                    Comments
                                                Date
Trinity Savings Bank                  Alert 2002-8     Entities are not authorized to
Goldman Stein                         07/22/2002       conduct banking or financial
Belize                                                 business in Belize or the U.S.
Trinity Savings Bank, Ltd.            Alert 2006-18    The Central Bank of the
 Marlboro House, Cumberland Street    04/04/2006       Bahamas has reported that this
 PO Box N 1201                                         entity is not authorized or
 Nassau, Bahamas                                       licensed to conduct banking
                                                       business in the Bahamas. The
                                                       OCC has not authorized the
                                                       entity to operate anywhere in the
                                                       United States.


U-Z
          Bank Name & Address         Alert Number &                    Comments
                                                Date
United Bank and Trust Company         Alert 97-24      May be operating a banking
(NAURU)                               08/29/1997       business in the U.S. without
 13351 Bridgeford Avenue #36                           authorization. Has not been
 Bonita Springs, FL 33923             Alert 98-2       granted permission to operate in
 And                                  01/12/1998       Florida. Nauru has revoked its
 P.O. Box 9076                                         license.
 Naples, FL 33941
United Exchange International Bank    Alert 2006-2     The OCC has been advised by
 166 North Front St. #213             01/05/2006       the Central Bank of Belize (CBB)
 Belize City, Belize                                   that the United Exchange
 801-576-2610                                          International Bank has not been
 www.uxibank.net                                       granted a banking license by the
                                                       CBB, and the entity is not
                                                       authorized to conduct the
                                                       business of banking in or from
                                                       Belize. The phone number and
                                                       Web site information indicate that
                                                       the entity originates from the
                                                       state of Utah. However, there is
                                                       no record that the state of Utah
                                                       has issued a banking license to
                                                       the subject entity.
United Funding Bancorporation, Ltd.   Alert 98-17      May be operating a banking
318 North Carson Street, Suite 214    04/22/1998       business in the U.S. without
Carson City, Nevada 89701                              authorization. Has not been
                                                       granted permission to operate in
                                                       Nevada.
United Overland Trust & Bancorp       Alert 97-1       May be operating a banking
2005 Woodmont                         01/14/1997       business in the U.S. without
Austin, TX 78703                                       authorization. Has not been
                                                       granted permission to operate in
                                                       Texas.
United Pacific Bank, Ltd.             Alert 96-41      May be operating a banking
Port Vila, Republic of Vanuatu        10/30/1996       business in the U.S. without
South Pacific                                          authorization. Banking license
                                                       has been revoked.



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                                                             ALERT 2007-32
                                                                    Attachment
          Bank Name & Address     Alert Number &                    Comments
                                            Date
Uro Banque (Montenegro)           Alert 2000-11    It has recently been brought to
www.urobanque.com                 10/03/2002       the attention of the OCC that Uro
                                                   Banque is operating in Canada in
                                                   violation of the Canadian Bank
                                                   Act. Uro Banque is identifying
                                                   itself as a bank incorporated in
                                                   Montenegro with an operation in
                                                   Quebec and is soliciting
                                                   individuals in the United States
                                                   from such operation in Quebec to
                                                   subscribe for credit cards.

                                                   Subject entity has no license or
                                                   charter from the OCC or the
                                                   government of Canada.
Western Credit Bank, L.L.C.       Alert 98-35      May be operating a banking
245 Winter Street, SE             10/19/1998       business in the U.S. without
Salem, Oregon 97301                                authorization. Has not been
                                                   granted permission to operate in
                                                   Oregon.
Witherspoon, Seymour & Robinson   Alert 2002-9     The American company has
Incorporated (WSR II C.)          08/08/2002       been advertising on the Internet
 Office of New York                                the availability of capital
 1461 A First Avenue, Suite 360                    management companies
 New York, NY 10021-2209                           registered in Samoa, and is
                                                   soliciting buyers for pre-approved
Office of Chicago                                  banking licenses allegedly in
3105 North Ashland Avenue                          Samoa and other Pacific Island
Chicago, IL 60657-3013                             jurisdictions. The company is not
                                                   and never has been a licensed
Office of Beverly Hills                            trustee company in Samoa and
9663 Santa Monica Blvd                             has no authority to sell Samoan
Beverly Hills, CA 90210-4303                       companies, banks, or any other
                                                   entities.
Office of Miami
8306 Mill Drive, Suite 222
Miami, FL 33183-4838
E-mail: inf@wsr.biz
Internet: www.wsr.biz
Phone: (646) 205-8170
Fax: (646) 365-3400




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                                                                 ALERT 2007-32
                                                                        Attachment
Unauthorized Bank Entites - Belize
          Bank Name & Address         Alert Number &                    Comments
                                                Date
Unauthorized Bank Entities – Belize   Alert 98-44      The Central Bank of Belize has
                                      12/17/1998       informed the OCC that none of
Affordable Housing Group Ltd.                          the following bank entities is
British Private Bankers Ltd.                           authorized to conduct business in
Cambridge Merchant Bank Ltd.                           Belize. None of the entities
Century Trust & Securities Corp                        indicated has been authorized by
Channel Private Bankers Ltd.                           the OCC to conduct banking in
Commercial Fidelity Bank Ltd.                          the United States. Please be
Commercial Trust Corporation                           guided accordingly.
Compunomics 139 Inc.
EEC Trust Group Ltd.
Equity Mutual Trust Ltd.
First National Trust Institute Ltd.
Fortuna Alliance L.L.C.
Geneva Merchant Bank
Global On-Line Business Belize Inc.
Global On-Line Business Belize A.G.
Great Western Holding Ltd.
Guardian Commercial Bank Ltd.
Liechtenstein Merchant Bank A.G.
Liechtenstein Trust Company Ltd.
Lloyd’s Merchant Bank, Ltd.
Lloyd’s Trust Company, Ltd.
Lombard Merchant Bank Ltd.
Lugano Trust Company Ltd.
Oval Bank
Prosper International League Ltd.
Royal State Bank, Inc.
Swiss International Bank Ltd.
Swiss Trade & Commerce Trust Ltd.
(Belize)
Swiss Investment Bankers AG
Vienna Group International S.A.
Vienna Merchant Bank Ltd.
Vienna Trust Co. Ltd.
Zurich Guarantee Bank




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                                                                           ALERT 2007-32
                                                                                 Attachment
Unauthorized Bank Entities – State of Indiana
          Bank Name & Address                  Alert Number &                     Comments
                                                         Date
Unauthorized Bank Entities – State of          Alert 2000-3
Indiana                                        03/15/2000       First National Bank of the
The Department of Financial Institutions,                       Americas, Inc.
State of Indiana has informed the OCC that                      First National Commonwealth
the entities listed in the attachment have                      Bank Corp.
acquired business licenses from the Indiana                     First Royal Bank of Commerce,
secretary of state. However, the Indiana                        Inc.
Department of Financial Institutions has not                    First State Bank of the USA, Inc.
issued a banking license to any of them.                        (f/k/a Caralfan International Bank
Accordingly, they are not authorized to                         Corporation, Inc.)
conduct banking business in Indiana.                            U. S. Banking Confederation for
                                                                Investment, Inc.
American Bank of Commerce Corp.                                 Wall Street Investment Banking
American Overseas Bank for Trade, Inc.                          Corporation, Inc.
American Overseas Trust Bank, Inc.                              Geneva Bank of Commerce &
Benelux Bank of Commerce & Credit, Inc.                         Credit, Inc.
British Royal Bank of Commerce, Inc.                            Intercontinental Bank of the
California Bank for Commerce & Industry,                        Americas, Inc.
Inc.                                                            Intercontinental Bank of the
California Bank of Commerce, Inc.                               Middle East, Inc.
Canadian-American Banking Corporation for                       Monaco Bank of Commerce, Inc.
 Trade, Inc.                                                    National Bank of Commonwealth
Channel Island Bank of Trade, Inc.                              Corp.
Charter Bank of USA, Inc. (a/k/a Charter                        National Bank of Comores, Inc.
 Bank of America, Inc.)                                         Overseas Investment Banking
Credit & Guaranty Bank for Commerce &                           Corporation for Trade, Inc.
 Industry, Inc.                                                 Redland Merchant Bank of New
Credit Bank of the Americas, Inc.                               York, Inc.
FIR Bank & Trust Corp.                                          Reserve Bank & Trust of the
First International Commonwealth Bank                           Americas, Inc.
 Corporation                                                    Royal Trust Bank of the
First Interstate Bank of the Americas, Inc.                     Americas, Inc.
                                                                Saudi Bank of the Middle East &
(List continued in “Comments” section)                          the Americas, Inc.
                                                                Transcontinental Investment
                                                                Banking Corporation, Inc.
                                                                Transpacific Investment Banking
                                                                Corporation of Commerce, Inc.
                                                                U.S. Bank for Trade & Industry,
                                                                Inc.




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                                                                    ALERT 2007-32
                                                                           Attachment
Unauthorized Bank Entities – State of Oregon
          Bank Name & Address            Alert Number &                    Comments
                                                   Date
Unauthorized Bank Entities – State of    Alert 2000-6     The listed entities have acquired
Oregon                                   05/25/2000       business licenses from the
                                                          Oregon secretary of state.
Knightsbridge International Bank, Inc.                    However, the Division of Finance
Stratford International Bank, Inc.                        and Securities has not issued a
DC International Bank, Inc.                               banking license to any of them.
US Metropolitan Bank, Inc.                                Accordingly, they are not
  Frederick Conway, Agent                                 authorized to conduct banking
 818 SW 3rd Avenue, #401                                  business in Oregon.
 Portland, Oregon 97204




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