Banker's Toolbox Announces — ACQUISITION OF LOAN LOSS RESERVE POWERHOUSE, MAINSTREET TECHNOLOGIES
Banker's Toolbox, Inc., leaders in compliance solutions for financial institutions, announced the acquisition of Georgia-based MainStreet Technologies (MST). MST is an industry leader in the loan risk management space. This acquisition adds to a strong and growing portfolio of compliance-related solutions and will continue to enhance the value Banker's Toolbox brings to both their customers and the industry. (Read full press release here.)
OCC enforcement actions announced
The OCC has released a list of enforcement actions taken in May against OCC-supervised institutions and individuals affiliated with them. Among those actions were:
- A Notice of Charges for an order of prohibition was issued against a former personal banking representative at Massachusetts branches of Santander Bank, N.A., Wilmington, Delaware, who misappropriated $46,027 of bank customer funds and created false bank entries. The Notice announces the OCC's intention to issue the order of prohibition, subject to the respondent's right to an administrative hearing of the OCC's charges.
- A Notice of Prohibition was issued against a former Chief Executive Office and Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Federal Savings Bank, FSB, Chicago, Illinois, who has been indicted and charged with commission or participation in a crime involving dishonesty and breach of trust. The former banker is charged with using his position to issue $16 million in loans to a borrower whom the banker expected would, in return, assist the banker in obtained a senior position with an incoming presidential administration. When the borrower defaulted on the loans, the bank suffered a multi-million dollar loss.
- An Order of Prohibition was issued against a former New York Branch Manger of JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, Columbus, Ohio, for theft of $4,992 from his teller drawer.
- An Order of Prohibition was issued against a former Store Manager of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., who inappropriately processed temporary memo credits to falsely inflate the balance of her personal account.