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NR 1999-9
Contact: Frank D. Vance, Jr.
(202) 649-6870

OCC Announces Nine New Enforcement Actions, Two Amendments, and Two Terminations of Existing Actions

WASHINGTON, DC — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today announced nine new enforcement actions taken against national banks, two amendments and two terminations of existing actions. The actions released today include five formal agreements, two amendments to an existing cease and desist order, one removal, two civil money penalties, one safety and soundness order, and two terminations of existing orders.

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 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/enforce.htm.

Formal Agreement, by Consent
No. Bank/City Date
Colorado
99-1 Peak National Bank, Nederland 01/19/99
Minnesota
98-86 Bremer Bank, National Association, Crookston 12/10/98
98-87 Landmark Community Bank, N.A., Isanti 12/14/98
Oklahoma
99-2 First National Bank of Fletcher, Fletcher 01/14/99
Texas
99-3 The Farmers National Bank of Rule, Rule 01/14/99
Cease and Desist Order, by Consent
No. Bank/City Date
Florida
97-68 AMENDMENT #2, Peoples National Bank of Commerce, Miami 01/19/99
97-68 AMENDMENT #3, Peoples National Bank of Commerce, Miami 01/20/99
Removal, by Consent
No. Individual/Bank/City Date
Colorado
99-4 Bob L. Sellers, First National Summit Bank, Gunnison 01/08/99
Civil Money Penalties, by Consent
No. Individual/Bank/City Date
Florida
98-88 Timothy M. Clark, First National Bank of Crestview, Crestview 12/30/98
98-89 W. Max Clark, First National Bank of Crestview, Crestview 12/31/98
Safety and Soundness Order
No. Individual/Bank/City Date
California
98-91 Merchants National Bank of California, N.A., Carson 12/22/98
Terminations of Existing Enforcement Actions
No. Individual/Bank/City/Old EA# Date
California
98-90 Merchants Bank of California, N.A., Carson, (EA #668) 12/28/98
Texas
99-5 Ernest W. Kuehne, Jr., Farmers & Merchants National Bank, Mart, (EA #814) 01/05/99
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