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Failed Bank Information
Information for Silver State Bank, Henderson, NV
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  1. Introduction
  2. Press Release
  3. Is My Account Fully Insured?
  4. Acquiring Financial Institution
  5. Question and Answer Guide
  6. En Espaņol
  7. Banking Services
  8. Loan Customers
  9. Possible Claims Against the Failed Institution
  10. Priority of Claims
  11. Dividend Information
  12. Brokered Deposits
  13. Purchase and Assumption Agreement (2.2 mb PDF File - PDF Help)
  14. Silver State Bank Contact Information
  15. Balance Sheet Summary
  16. The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Question and Answer Guide
I.  Introduction
On September 5, 2008, Silver State Bank, Henderson, NV was closed by the Nevada Financial Institutions Division and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was named Receiver.  No advance notice is given to the public when a financial institution is closed.

The FDIC has assembled useful information regarding your relationship with this institution.  Besides a checking account, you may have Certificates of Deposit, a car loan, a business checking account, a commercial loan, a Social Security direct deposit, and other relationships with the institution.  The FDIC has compiled the following information which should answer many of your questions.

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II.  Press Release
The FDIC has issued a press release (PR-77-2008) about the institution's closure.  If you represent a media outlet and would like information about the closure, please contact David Barr at 202-898-6992.
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III.  Is My Account Fully Insured?
This link will allow you to verify the insurance status of each of your accounts. This link will be available for use no later than the first business day after bank failure.

Simply enter your account number in the search screen. If you receive the message that "your account is fully insured" a link will appear that provides you with additional information. If you receive the message that you should contact the FDIC, then a link will appear that provides you contact information.

Is My Account Fully Insured?

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IV.  Acquiring Financial Institution
All insured non-brokered deposit accounts have been transferred to Nevada State Bank, Las Vegas, NV ("assuming institution") and will be available immediately.  Nevada State Bank entered into a separate agreement to sell the Arizona branches of Silver State Bank to its affiliate National Bank of Arizona.  On Monday, the former Silver State Bank locations will reopen as branches of Nevada State Bank in Nevada and as branches of National Bank of Arizona in Arizona.

Principal and interest on insured accounts, through September 5, 2008, are fully insured by the FDIC, up to the insurance limit of $100,000.  You will receive full payment for your insured account.  Certain entitlements and different types of accounts can be insured for more than the $100,000 limit.  IRA funds are insured separately from other types of accounts, up to a $250,000 limit.

All accounts that exceed the $100,000 insurance limit, and/or all accounts that appear to be related and exceed this limit, are reviewed by the FDIC to determine their ownership and insurance coverage.  If you think you might have uninsured deposits you should call the FDIC Call Center to arrange for a telephone interview with  a Claims Agent at 1-800-523-8177. The Claim Agent may direct you to download and submit a particular form that will assist in expediting the processing of your claim.

List of Affidavits, Declarations, and Forms available for download

Please return the forms to the FDIC by FAX (facsimile) or mail at the number or address listed for the failed institution.

FDIC Call Center
1-800-523-8177
Hours of Operation

All Hours are Pacific Time
Friday, September 5, 2008: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 6, 2008: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday, September 7, 2008: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thereafter: 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
If it is determined that you have uninsured funds, the FDIC will generate and mail to you a Receiver Certificate.  This certificate entitles you to share proportionately in any funds recovered through the disposal of the assets of Silver State Bank.  This means that you will eventually recover some of your uninsured funds.

To find out more about FDIC Deposit Insurance:

Checks that were drawn on Silver State Bank will be honored up to your available balance or the insured amount.  You may withdraw funds from any transferred account without an early withdrawal penalty until you enter into a new deposit agreement with your new bank.  A hold may be in place on deposit accounts due to delinquent loans where the depositor is the borrower or guarantor.  Additionally, any account pledged as collateral for a loan will be held.  You may view more information about Nevada State Bank and National Bank of Arizona by visiting their web sites.

Nevada State Bank (www.nsbank.com)    National Bank of Arizona  (www.nbarizona.com)

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VI.  Banking Services
The Automated Teller Machines (ATM) will remain available.

As of September 8, 2008 you may continue to use the services to which you previously had access, such as, online service, safe deposit boxes, night deposit boxes, wire services, etc.

Your checks will be processed as usual.  All outstanding checks will be paid against your available insured balance(s) as if no change had occurred.  Your new bank will contact you soon regarding any changes in the terms of your account.  If you have a problem with a merchant refusing to accept your check, please contact your branch office (www.silverstate.com/locations.cmf).  An account representative will clear up any confusion about the validity of your checks.

All interest accrued through Friday September 5, 2008, will be paid at your same rate.  Nevada State Bank and National Bank of Arizona will be reviewing rates and will provide further information soon.  You will be notified of any changes.

Your automatic direct deposit(s) and/or automatic withdrawal(s) will be transferred automatically to your new bank.  If you have any questions or special requests, you may contact a representative of your assuming institution at your branch office (www.silverstatebank.com/locations.cfm).

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VII.  Loan Customers
If you had a loan with Silver State Bank, you should continue to make your payments as usual.  The terms of your loan will not change under the terms of the loan contract because they are contractually agreed to your promissory note with the failed institution.  Checks should be made payable as usual and sent to the same address until further notice. If you have further questions regarding an existing loan you may call 1-800-523-8177.

For all questions regarding new loans and the lending policies of Nevada State Bank and National Bank of Arizona, please contact your branch office (www.silverstatebank.com/locations.cfm).

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VIII.  Possible Claims Against the Failed Institution
Claims against failed financial institutions occur when bills sent to the institution remain unpaid at the time of failure.  Shortly after the failure, the FDIC sends notices directly to all known service providers to explain the claim filing process.

Please note: there are time limits for filing a claim, as specified in the notice.

If you provided a service for Silver State Bank, and have not received a notice, please contact:

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Receiver: Silver State Bank
Attention: Claims Department, DRR
1601 Bryan Street
Dallas, Texas  75201

Or:
Call toll free 1-800-568-9161

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IX.  Priority of Claims
In accordance with Federal law, allowed claims will be paid, after administrative expenses, in the following order of priority:
  1. Depositors
  2. General Unsecured Creditors
  3. Subordinated Debt
  4. Stockholders
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IX.  Dividend Information
Dividend History on Silver State Bank

Dividend Information on Failed Financial Institutions
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XI.  Brokered Deposits
The FDIC offers a reference guide to deposit brokers acting as agents for their investor clientele.  This site outlines the FDIC's policies and procedures that must be followed by deposit brokers when filing for pass-through insurance coverage on custodial accounts deposited in a failed FDIC Insured Institution.

Deposit Broker Processing Guide

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Last Updated 08/16/2012 cservicefdicdal@fdic.gov