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Bank Complaints/Information (State, Federal, National)

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'''STATE:'''<br>
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<p>The [http://www.dfi.ca.gov/ '''Department of Financial Institutions (DFI)'''] regulates California state-chartered financial institutions. They encourage sound banking and business practices and perform financial examination of licensees.</p>
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<p>If the bank is a California state-chartered bank, it is licensed by the California DFI and the Federal Deposit Insurance corporation (FDIC). A California state-chartered bank may also be a member of the Federal Reserve Bank.</p><br>
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'''DFI licenses and regulates:'''<br>
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*• state-chartered banks
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*• state-chartered credit unions
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*• state-chartered savings associations
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*• state-chartered industrial banks
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*• state-chartered offices of foreign banks
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*• state-chartered trust companies
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*• business and industrial development corporations
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*• issuers of travelers checks and payment instruments (money orders)
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*• transmitters of money abroad<br>
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'''Department of Financial Institutions'''<br>
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1810 13th Street<br>
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Sacramento, CA 95814-6900<br>
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(916) 322-5966<br>
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(916) 445-2123 (fax)<br>
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1-800-622-0620 - in California<br>
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[http://www.dfi.ca.gov/ www.dfi.ca.gov] <br>

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BANK COMPLAINTS/INFORMATION (STATE, FEDERAL, NATIONAL)

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STATE:

The Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) regulates California state-chartered financial institutions. They encourage sound banking and business practices and perform financial examination of licensees.

If the bank is a California state-chartered bank, it is licensed by the California DFI and the Federal Deposit Insurance corporation (FDIC). A California state-chartered bank may also be a member of the Federal Reserve Bank.


DFI licenses and regulates:

  • • state-chartered banks
  • • state-chartered credit unions
  • • state-chartered savings associations
  • • state-chartered industrial banks
  • • state-chartered offices of foreign banks
  • • state-chartered trust companies
  • • business and industrial development corporations
  • • issuers of travelers checks and payment instruments (money orders)
  • • transmitters of money abroad


Department of Financial Institutions
1810 13th Street
Sacramento, CA 95814-6900
(916) 322-5966
(916) 445-2123 (fax)
1-800-622-0620 - in California
www.dfi.ca.gov

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