Alert 2004-5| March 1, 2004
Unauthorized Banking Activities: Cherokee Heritage National Bank
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); Assistant Deputy Comptrollers; District Counsel and Examining Personnel
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has received information that individuals utilizing the above-referenced name are soliciting banking business in the United States without authorization. The information contained in a newspaper notice states that the organization is issuing stock and soliciting banking business in the name of Cherokee Heritage National Bank.
Please be advised that the OCC has not granted a national 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.
Any information that you may have concerning this matter should be brought to the attention of :
|Mail:||Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Enforcement & Compliance Division,
250 E Street, SW,
Washington, DC 20219
Brian C. McCormally
Enforcement & Compliance Division