Alert 1997-24| August 29, 1997

Unauthorized Banking: United Bank and Trust Company (NAURU)


Chief Executive Officers of all National Banks; all State Banking Authorities; Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Conference of State Bank Supervisors; Deputy Comptrollers (Districts); District Counsel and Examining Personnel

Information is being received that the subject entity may be operating a banking business in the United States without authorization. Further, the Florida Comptroller has advised that the subject entity has not been granted permission to operate in Florida.

Any information which you may have concerning this matter should be brought to the attention of:

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Enforcement & Compliance Division
250 E St., SW
Washington, DC 202l9
Fax (202) 874-5301

Daniel P. Stipano
Enforcement & Compliance Division