Press Releases Revised; FDIC Makes Public October Enforcement Actions; No Administrative Hearings are Scheduled
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 3, 2008
David Barr (202) 898-6992 (office)
(703) 622-4790 (cell)
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) today released a list of orders of administrative enforcement actions taken against banks and individuals in October. No administrative hearings are scheduled.
The FDIC processed a total of 40 orders in October. These included sixteen cease and desist orders; five removal and prohibition orders; eleven civil money penalties; one Order Dismissing Certain Charges; six orders to terminate orders to cease-and-desist; and one order terminating temporary order to cease and desist.
Copies of the orders referred to above can be obtained from or inspected at the FDIC's Public Information Center, 3501 Fairfax Drive, Room E-1002, Arlington, VA (telephone 703-562-2200 or 1-877-275-3342). To view all orders online, visit the FDIC's Web page at http://www.fdic.gov/bank/individual/enforcement/index.html. A list of orders made public today follows.
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FINAL ORDERS ISSUED PURSUANT TO SECTION 8(b), 12 U.S.C. § 1818(b) (Cease-and-Desist)
Congress created the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in 1933 to restore public confidence in the nation's banking system. The FDIC insures deposits at the nation's 8,451 banks and savings associations and it promotes the safety and soundness of these institutions by identifying, monitoring and addressing risks to which they are exposed. The FDIC receives no federal tax dollars – insured financial institutions fund its operations.
FDIC press releases and other information are available on the Internet at www.fdic.gov, by subscription electronically (go to www.fdic.gov/about/subscriptions/index.html) and may also be obtained through the FDIC's Public Information Center (877-275-3342 or 703-562-2200). PR-129-2008