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NR 2003-31
Contact: Robert M. Garsson
(202) 874-5770

OCC Announces 16 New Enforcement Actions and Seven Terminations

WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today announced 16 new enforcement actions taken against national banks and individuals currently and formerly affiliated with national banks and seven 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 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/enforce.htm.

Formal Agreements, By Consent
No. Bank/City Date
Kentucky
2003-21 Farmers National Bank, Walton 03/18/03
Nevada
2003-17 Household Bank (SB), National Association, Las Vegas 03/25/03
Utah
2003-22 American Investment Bank, National Association, Salt Lake City 02/14/03
Removals/Prohibitions, By Consent
No. Individual/Bank/City Date
Colorado
2003-19 Vicki Boutilier, Grand Valley National Bank, Grand Junction 04/04/03
2003-20 James Earl Smith, Grand Valley National Bank, Grand Junction 04/04/03
Illinois
2003-23 Rick Abell, The National State Bank of Metropolis, Metropolis 03/31/03
Civil Money Penalties, By Consent
No. Individual/Bank/City Date
Colorado
2003-19 Vicki Boutilier, Grand Valley National Bank, Grand Junction 04/04/03
2003-20 James Earl Smith, Grand Valley National Bank, Grand Junction 04/04/03
Texas
2003-24 Gerald M. Heinzelmann, Surety Bank, N.A., Fort Worth 04/01/03
2003-25 Charles Cleveland, First National Bank of Lubbock, Lubbock 03/17/03
2003-26 Robert C. Hobgood, First National Bank of Lubbock, Lubbock 03/17/03
Cease and Desist Orders, By Consent
No. Bank/City Date
Minnesota
2003-27 The Lake Bank, National Association, Two Harbors 03/20/03
New York
2003-28 The Park Avenue Bank, N.A., New York 01/31/03
Personal Cease and Desist Orders, By Consent
No. Individual/Bank/City Date
Colorado
2003-19 Vicki Boutilier, Grand Valley National Bank, Grand Junction 04/04/03
2003-20 James Earl Smith, Grand Valley National Bank, Grand Junction 04/04/03
Illinois
2003-29 Mary Rebecca Summers, The National State Bank of Metropolis, Metropolis 03/31/03
Terminations of Existing Enforcement Actions
No. Type/Bank/City/Old EA# Date
Arizona
2003-18 FA, Direct Merchants Credit Card Bank, N.A., Scottsdale, (EA #2002-26) 03/18/03
Illinois
2003-30 FA, The White Hall National Bank, White Hall (EA #2000-112) 02/28/03
2003-30 AFA, The White Hall National Bank, White Hall, (EA #2001-33) 02/28/03
Kentucky
2003-31 FA, First National Bank of Clinton, Clinton, (EA #2002-82) 03/06/03
Minnesota
2003-27 FA, The Lake Bank, National Association, Two Harbors, (EA #2002-60) 03/20/03
New York
2003-32 CO, Broadway National Bank, New York, (EA #98-1) 02/27/03
2003-28 FA, The Park Avenue Bank, N.A., New York, (EA #2001-115) 01/31/03
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