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NR 1998-30
Contact: Frank D. Vance, Jr.
(202) 649-6870

OCC Announces 14 New Enforcement Actions and 6 Terminations

WASHINGTON, DC — he Office of the Comptroller of the Currency today announced 20 enforcement actions taken against national banks. The 20 actions released today include: two formal agreements, five civil money penalties, one personal cease and desist order, one cease and desist order, one personal cease and desist order for restitution, four removals/prohibitions, and six terminations of existing enforcement actions.

A list of enforcement actions previously disclosed and copies of the actual documents are available from the OCC's Communications Division by writing to: Comptroller of the Currency, Public Information Room (1-5), Washington, DC 20219. Requests made by facsimile transmission should to be sent to (202) 874-4448. Please include the identifying enforcement action number when placing an order. Enforcement actions are also listed monthly in OCC Interpretations and Actions. Subscriptions to that publication are available from the OCC's Communications Division. The OCC also maintains a searchable database of all public enforcement actions taken since August 1989 on its Internet Web Site located at http://www.occ.treas.gov.

Formal Agreement, by Consent
No. Bank/City Date
Oklahoma
97-111 First National Bank in Pawhuska, Pawhuska 09/12/97
Texas
97-109 The National Bank of Madisonville, Madisonville 12/18/97
Civil Money Penalties, by Consent
No. Individual/Bank/City Date
Colorado
97-92 Robert W. Lewis, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Denver 12/17/97
Kansas
97-108 Dale Swenson, Tri-County National Bank, Washington 07/30/97
Minnesota
97-104 John E. Herges, Stearns County National Bank, St. Cloud 12/30/97
97-105 Michael McNeil, Stearns County National Bank, St. Cloud 12/30/97
97-106 Norman Skalicky, Stearns County National Bank, St. Cloud 12/30/97
Personal Cease and Desist Order, by Consent
No. Individual/Bank/City Date
Maryland
97-107 Martin Rozenblum, Capital Bank, N.A., Rockville 12/2/97
Cease and Desist Order, by Consent
No. Bank/City Date
Texas
97-98 First National Bank of Newton, Newton 08/25/97
Personal Cease and Desist Order for Restitution, by Consent
No. Individual/Bank/City Date
Colorado
97-92 Robert W. Lewis, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Denver 12/17/97
Removals/Prohibitions, by Consent
No. Individual/Bank/City Date
California
97-97 Julie Nguyen, Bank of America, N.T. & S.A., San Francisco 08/25/97
Colorado
97-92 Robert W. Lewis, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Denver 12/17/97
Louisiana
97-90 Luther P. Palumbo, Jr., Progressive National Bank of DeSoto Parish, Mansfield 11/08/97
Oklahoma
97-89 Georganna Townsend, People's National Bank, Checotak 04/03/97
Termination of Enforcement Actions
No. Type/Bank/City/Old EA# Date
California
97-102 FA, Marathon National Bank, Los Angeles, (EA #95-47) 12/31/97
Indiana
97-95 SE, NBD Bank, N.A., Indianapolis, (EA #979) 06/26/97
Maryland
97-94 SE, First National Bank of Maryland, Baltimore, (EA #983) 06/05/97
97-110 FA, Sequoia National Bank, Bethesda, (EA #95-11) 12/22/97
Missouri
97-96 SE, UMB Bank, N.A., Kansas City, (EA #988) 07/18/97
Pennsylvania
97-93 SE, Mellon Bank, N.A., Pittsburgh, (EA #995) 06/05/97
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