Unauthorized Banking

An unauthorized bank is any financial institution operating without a license or charter. You can report information you have about such institutions to the OCC via

Email: OCC Alert Responses
Fax: (202) 649-6450
Mail: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Enforcement & Compliance Division, 400 7th Street SW, Washington, D.C. 20219

Learn More

  • Access an individual alert list.
  • Read the OCC's "Charters" booklet of the Comptroller's Licensing Manual.