Subject: Unauthorized Banking
Date: February 21, 2001
Description: Chase (Trust) Bank
Unauthorized Banking: Chase (Trust) Bank
To: Chief Executive Officers of all National Banks; All State Banking Authorities; Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Chairman, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation; Conference of State Bank Supervisors; Deputy Comptrollers (Districts); Assistant Deputy Comptrollers; District Counsel and Examining Personnel
Information has been received that the subject entity may be operating a banking business in the United States without authorization. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency has not granted a national bank charter to this entity and the state of New York has not granted permission for it to operate a banking business. This entity is not associated with Chase Manhattan Bank of New York or any of Chase Manhattan Bank of New York's subsidiaries or affiliates.
Any information which you may have concerning this matter should be brought to the attention of:
Brian C. McCormally