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Special Alert
Financial Institution Letters (FILs)

These official memoranda from the FDIC to financial institutions are special alerts warning of specific entities that may be conducting unauthorized banking operations in the United States and Canada.


Entities That May be Conducting Banking Operations
in the United States Without Authorization

1999
FIL-47-99 "Warning Circular" issued by the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions of Canada.
SPECIAL ALERT
FIL-30-99 Revoked Banking License - South Atlantic International Bank, Limited, f/k/a Americapital International
SPECIAL ALERT
FIL-22-99 Liechetensteinische-Amerikanische Union Bank Corp.
FIL-07-99 Updated list of FIL "Special Alerts"
SPECIAL ALERT
1998
FIL-140-98 Warning Circular issued by the Central Bank of Belize (supersedes the warning circular provided in FIL-99-98)
FIL-129-98 Entities That May Be Conducting Banking Operations in the United States Without Authorization
SPECIAL ALERT
FIL-126-98 Entities That May Be Conducting Banking Operations Without Authorization
SPECIAL ALERT
FIL-123-98 Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
SPECIAL ALERT
FIL-106-98 The Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions of Canada
SPECIAL ALERT
FIL-105-98 Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
SPECIAL ALERT
FIL-92-98 Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
SPECIAL ALERT
FIL-91-98 Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
SPECIAL ALERT
FIL-81-98 Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
SPECIAL ALERT (List Attached)
FIL-49-98 United Funding Bancorporation, Ltd.
Meridian Merchants Bank, Inc.
Banca Populara Ardealul
FIL-47-98 Circular regarding banks in Belize
FIL-35-98 Bank of Business Western Samoa
FIL-30-98 Banhofstrasse, Commercial Bank AG (Melchizedek)
FIL-27-98 Atlantic Bank, Ltd.
FIL-25-98 Fidelity International Bank
FIL-11-98 Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
SPECIAL ALERT (List Attached)
FIL-03-98 Bank of Finance
1997
FIL-134-97* Excelsior Bank/The Excelsior Bank International Corp.
FIL-122-97 First Zurich National
FIL-114-97* Focus International, Ltd.
FIL-109-97 Chase Bank of Las Vegas, Nevada
FIL-105-97 First Americans Trust Company a.k.a. "First Americans"
Apache Tribe General Community Bank of Anadarko
FIL-99-97* Dunbar National Bank of Maryland
FIL-95-97 First National Bank, FSB
First National Bank National Trust and Savings Association
First National Trust
FIL-94-97 Commercial Intercontinental Bank, Inc. (NAURU)
Greater International Bank of Nauru
United Bank & Trust Company (NAURU)
FIL-75-97 Access Bank International (Nauru), Ltd.
FIL-72-97 Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
SPECIAL ALERT (List Attached)
FIL-71-97* Netware International Bank
FIL-66-97* The Freedom Star National Bank of Arizona
FIL-43-97 First Savings Bank
Panacea Bank & Trust
FIL-39-97 First Lenape Nation Bank
FIL-35-97 Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions of Canada
Warning Circular No: 21 dated March, 1997 (List Attached)
FIL-32-97 Channel Private Portfolio Management, Ltd. (Ireland)
Channel Management International (Luxembourg)
FIL-29-97* European Union Bank
FIL-13-97 Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, SPECIAL ALERT (List Attached)
Atlantic Mutual Savings & Trust Company
Bank Lugano AG & Trust Company, Limited (Melchizedek)
First Sovereign Bank & Trust Company
United Overland Trust & Bancorp
FIL-03-97 Midland Credit & Guarantee Bank
Prime Bancorp, Ltd.

Last Updated 02/24/2004 dosintpilot@fdic.gov