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Special Alert

96-RA-04 / May 1996
Special Alert
Special Alert

FDIC recently informed us that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has published the following updated list of entities that may be conducting banking business in the United States illegally or without authorization. Please view with extreme caution any proposed transactions involving any of the listed entities. Please forward any information concerning these entities to the FDIC's Special Activities Section, 550 17th Street, N.W., Room F-612, Washington, DC 20429.

American Landbank, Inc.
74804 Joni Drive, #128
Palm Desert, CA


19006 Consul Avenue
Corona, CA


841 E. Washington
Santa Anna, CA


4199 Campus Drive, #950
Irvine, CA

Anglo Nippon Bancorp
98 Park Avenue
Babylon, NY

Asian Pacific Bank, Ltd.
8021 Knue Road, Suite 120
Indianapolis, IN

Austria Merchant Bank (Melchizedek)
316 Ecorse Road, #200
Ypsilanti, MI

Baltimore International Bank
Baltimore, MD

Banco De Londes Y Multinacionale, S.A.
115 West California Blvd., Suite 266
Pasadena, CA

Banco di Roma International, Inc.
110 Lyndale Avenue
Helena, MT


1005 West Fourth Street
Carson City, NV

Banco Europe, S. A.
2010 Corporate Ridge
McLean, VA

Bank of England1
1413 K Street, N.W.
Washington, DC

Bear International Bank
Santa Ysabel, CA

(The) Birla Investment Bank and Holding Company
193-B Kingston Road
Parsippany, NJ

Brent Equities Trust Bank
410 E. Hallandale Beach Blvd.
Hallandale, FL

Business Bank International
Huntington Beach, CA

Capital Resources2
P.O. Box 1012
Buckeye, AZ


Box 741
Boonville, IN

Caribbean International Bank Ltd (Cayman Islands)
655 Fourth Avenue, Suite 42
San Diego, CA

Caribbean Unified Bank (Nauru)
4770 Biscayne Blvd., #11100
Miami, FL


450 N.W. 79th Street
Miami, FL

Chartered Bank of North America Limited
51 Newark Street 
Hoboken, NJ

Citicorp Financial Services
9899 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 228
Beverly Hills, CA

Euro Commerce Bank
1221 Brickell Avenue, Suite 937
Miami, FL


1 Northumberland Avenue
Trafalgar Square
London, England

Federal National Investment Bank
15336 Roscoe Boulevard
Van Nuys, CA

Fedility Financial Bank3
360 Park Avenue
New York, NY

First American International Bank, Inc.
P.O. Box 470, Pawnee, OK

First Bancorp Trust
P.O. Box 7174
Rancho Santa Fe, CA

First Bank Capitol Partners, Inc.
2 Bourbon Street
Peabody, MA

(The) First Bank of Internet4
P.O. Box 408652
Chicago, IL

First Southern Banking Corporation < Nauru >
c/o Alamin, Inc.
4225 Enoro Drive
Los Angeles, CA


Post Office Box 439060
San Diego, CA


3500 Oak Lawn Avenue
Dallas, TX

General Merchant Bank
2049 Century Park East, #1200
Los Angeles, CA

Georgian Imex International Bank
1314 Burch Drive
Evansville, IN

Gulfstream Bank and Trust, Ltd.
4545 South Lake Drive
Boynton Beach, FL

Investors International Bank, Ltd.
Empire State Building
New York, NY

Leaning Rock Indian Bank Corporation
2271 Alpine Boulevard
Alpine, CA

Lifeguard Bancorp, Ltd.
1800 East Sahara Avenue, #104
Las Vegas, NV

Lords Internationale Investment Banking & Trust
1170 Third South, Suite C-203
Naples, FL

Marine Merchant Bank, Ltd.
Turks and Caicos Islands

Marine Merchant International, Ltd.
67 Wall Street
New York, NY

Mesa Grande International Bank
Mesa Grande Star Route
Santa Ysabel, CA

Metro Bank5
15515 San Fernando Boulevard
Mission Hills, CA

Miami International Bank
Miami, OK

Morgan Guaranty Trust6
1226 Morgan Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC

Multibanc, Ltd.
2340 Trinity Mills Road
Carrollton, TX

National Banc Republic of Georgia, Ltd.
1082 Lincoln Avenue 
Willow Glen
San Jose, CA

Native American Bancorp
2284 Patriot Way
Carona, CA

Native American Bank Group (N.A.B.G.)
5600 Spring Mountain Road, Suite 203
Las Vegas, NV

Native American Bank of California
4969 East Clinton Ave., Suite 111
Fresno, CA

Nevada First Bancorp
1800 East Sahara, Suite #104
Las Vegas, NV

Nord-West Finanz Bank, A.G.
2 World Trade Center, Suite 6071
New York, NY

Old Dominion Guaranty and Trust, Ltd.
17100 Gillette Avenue
Irvine, CA

Pueblo National Bank
12001 Sierra Grande Avenue, N.E.
Albuquerque, NM

10 Rockridge Drive
Theills, NY

Rusab Bank International Association
P.O. Box 423265
San Francisco, CA

Sofi International Bank, N.A.
999 South Bayshore Drive
Miami, FL

Swiss Trade & Commerce Trust, Ltd.
Belize City, Belize7

Transcredit Security Bank Limited (TSB)
Nassau, Bahamas8
Western State Bank9
2300 Foothill Blvd.
La Verne, CA


10880 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA


6306 Wilshire Blvd., #107
Los Angeles, CA

World Merchant Bancorp
880 Third Avenue
New York, NY



Norman E. D'Amours

Chairman of the Board


1Not associated with the Bank of England, Threadneedle Street, London, England.
2Issues money orders and securities drafts signed by Mike Loomis. No collected funds have been reported.
3The Bank of New York states that it is not associated in any manner with Fidelity Financial Bank.
4Not associated with First Bank System, Inc., Minneapolis, Minnesota.
5Metrobank (one word), headquartered in Los Angeles, is licensed to transact a banking business in California. Metrobank has no association with the Metro Bank in Mission Hills.
6Not associated with Morgan Guaranty Trust Company of New York.
7The Central Bank of Belize has issued a cease and desist order prohibiting this entity from conducting a banking business in Belize. Please be guided accordingly.
8Has not been granted permission to operate in the Bahama Islands.
9Not associated with Western State Bank, Duarte, California.

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