Subject: Unauthorized Banking
Date: February 8, 2005
Description: First National of America Banc, Chicago, IL
First National of America Banc International Banking Division 3712 N. Broadway, Suite 132 Chicago, IL 60613
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); Assistant Deputy Comptrollers; District Counsel and All Examining Personnel
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has been informed that the above-mentioned entity is representing itself as a bank and offering banking products and services to the general public. Please be advised that the OCC has not authorized the referenced entity to operate as a bank or conduct banking business anywhere in the United States. There is also no record of such a company being authorized or licensed to conduct the business of banking by the state of Illinois.
Any information that you may have concerning this matter should be brought to the attention of:
Brian C. McCormally