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Alert 2006-18
Description: Trinity Savings Bank, Ltd. Nassau, Bahamas

Trinity Savings Bank, Ltd. Marlboro House, Cumberland Street PO Box N 1201 Nassau, Bahamas

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

The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has been informed that the above-mentioned entity has represented itself as a bank and offered banking products and services to the general public. The Central Bank of the Bahamas reports that there is no record of such a company being authorized or licensed to conduct the business of banking from the Bahamas. The OCC has not authorized the referenced entity to operate as a bank or conduct banking business anywhere in the United States.

Any information that you may have concerning this matter should be brought to the attention of :

E-mail: occalertresponses@occ.treas.gov
Mail: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Enforcement & Compliance Division, MS 8-10
250 E Street, SW, Washington, DC 20219
Fax: (202) 874-5301

For additional information on this and other types of financial fraud, please visit the OCC's anti-fraud resource at:
http://www.occ.gov/topics/consumer-protection/fraud-resources/index-fraud-resources.html.

/signed/

Daniel P. Stipano
Deputy Chief Counsel