Subject: Unauthorized Banking
Date: March 9, 1995
Description: Western State Bank
Unauthorized Banking: Western State Bank
To: 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 Administrators; District Counsel and Examining Personnel
Information has been received that the subject entity may be operating a banking business at the addresses shown above without authorization. Further, the State of California Banking Department has advised that the subject entity has not been granted permission to operate in California.
Please be advised that the subject entity cited at the above addresses is not associated with Western State Bank, 1801 East Huntington Drive, Duarte, CA 91010, which is a licensed entity in the State of California.
Any information which you may have concerning this matter should be brought to the attention of:
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Daniel P. Stipano