Banking

FDIC State-Member Bank Agrees to Civil Money Penalty to Resolve Flood Insurance Enforcement Action by the Federal Reserve

​On May 12, the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System announced the execution of a settlement in an enforcement action against a state member bank concerning alleged violation of Section 102(f) of the National Flood Insurance Act (NFIA). The settlment noted that where a pattern of practice of…

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Regional Bank Settles Claims for $1.225 Million that it Ignored Fraudulent Transactions Committed by Third-Party Payment Processors

On March 12, 2015, the Justice Department announced a settlement with a regional bank over allegations that the bank violated FIRREA by permitting an intermediary third-party payment processor to process fraudulent payments through the bank. The payment processor opened an account at the bank for the purpose of processing electronic…

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