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News Release 2015-164 | December 18, 2015

OCC Enforcement Actions and Terminations for December 2015

WASHINGTON -- The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) today released new enforcement actions taken against national banks, federal savings associations, and individuals currently and formerly affiliated with national banks and federal savings associations.

All Cease and Desist Orders, Civil Money Penalty Orders, and Removal/Prohibition Orders are issued with the consent of the parties, unless otherwise indicated as a Decision and Order issued by the Comptroller of the Currency.

Copies of the final actions are available for download by viewing the searchable database of all public enforcement actions taken since August 1989 at

You may also submit a request electronically to obtain copies through the OCC's online FOIA site, or by writing to the Comptroller of the Currency, Communications Division, Suite 3E-218, Mail Stop 6W-11, Washington, DC 20219. When ordering, please specify the appropriate enforcement action number.


Cease and Desist Orders
No. Name/Bank/City Date
2015-122 Ben Franklin Bank of Illinois, Arlington Heights 11/25/2015
New Jersey
2015-123 Grand Bank, National Association, Hamilton 11/23/2015
Rhode Island
2015-124 Citizens Bank, National Association, Providence 11/10/20155
South Dakota
2015-125 Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, Sioux Falls 11/19/2015

Civil Money Penalty Orders
No. Name/Bank/City Date
2015-126 John W. Harris, Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Co., Coral Gables 12/1/2015
2015-127 First Federal Community Bank, National Association, Dover 11/24/2015
Rhode Island
2015-124 Citizens Bank, National Association, Providence 11/10/2015

Formal Agreements
No. Name/Bank/City Date
2015-128 AMENDMENT Polonia Bank, Huntingdon Valley 11/10/2015

Removal / Prohibition Orders
No. Type/Bank/City/Old EA# Date
2015-126 John W. Harris, Gibraltar Private Bank & Trust Co., Coral Gables 12/1/2015

Terminations of Existing Enforcement Actions
No. Type/Bank/City/Old EA# Date
2015-129 FA, Fieldpoint Private Bank & Trust, Greenwich (EA# 2012-267) 9/3/2015
2015-130 C&D, Chase Bank USA, National Association, Wilmington (EA# 2013-139) 11/2/2015
2015-131 C&D, Fidelity Bank of Florida, National Association, Merritt Island (EA# 2010-209) 11/12/2015
2015-132 FA, Mid-Southern Savings Bank, FSB, Salem (EA# 2013-046) 11/18/2015
2015-133 C&D, First National Bank in Howell, Howell (EA# 2013-162) 11/17/2015
2015-134 FA, American National Bank of Minnesota, Baxter (EA# 2010-172) 12/2/2015
North Carolina
2015-135 FA, Lifestore Bank, West Jefferson (EA# 2012-112) 11/20/2015
2015-136 C&D, Wachovia Bank, National Association, Charlotte (EA# 2010-037) 11/19/2015
2015-130 C&D, JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Columbus (EA# 2013-139) 11/2/2015

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