DOB: News Bulletin 1868 - December 10, 1999

The Department of Banking News Bulletin 

 Bulletin # 1868
Week Ending December 10, 1999

This bulletin constitutes the only official notification you will receive from this office concerning any of the following applications. Any observations you may have are solicited. Any comments should be in writing to John P. Burke, Banking Commissioner, at the Connecticut Department of Banking, 260 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT 06103-1800 or via E-mail to john.burke@ct.gov. Written comments will be considered only if they are received within ten days from the date of this bulletin.


STATE BANK ACTIVITY
Branch Activity

Section 36a-145 of the Connecticut General Statutes requires that each application for a branch, or for a limited branch at which loans will be made, be accompanied by a plan detailing how adequate services to meet the banking needs of all community residents will be provided. Plans are submitted when such applications are filed and are available for public inspection and comment at this Department for a period of 30 days. Questions concerning branch activity should be directed to the Bank Examination Division, (860) 240-8180.
Note: dates are listed in month/day/year format.

Date Bank Location Activity
12/8/99 Union Savings Bank
Danbury
FROM: 20 Church Hill Road
          Newtown, CT 06470
TO:    1A Commerce Road
          Newtown, Ct 06470
filed to
relocate
12/8/99 People's Bank
Bridgeport
10 Frontage Road
East Haven, CT 06512
filed
12/8/99 People's Bank
Bridgeport
*Duncaster
  40 Loeffler Road
  Bloomfield, CT 06002
filed
* Limited Branch - Special Needs

WITHDRAWAL OF APPLICATION TO ORGANIZE A HOLDING COMPANY

On December 7, 1999, the application filed by American Bank of Connecticut, a capital stock Connecticut bank, pursuant to Section 36a-181 of the Connecticut General Statutes, for approval to organize a bank holding company, American Financial Bancorp, Inc., as a Connecticut stock corporation, was withdrawn.

CHECK CASHING SERVICE LICENSE ACTIVITY

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 36a-581 of the Connecticut General Statutes, on December 8, 1999, Carlos Coelho d/b/a Coelho Travel Services applied to operate a check cashing service general facility at 1697 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut.

MONEY ORDER AND TRAVELERS CHECK LICENSE ACTIVITY

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 36a-600 of the Connecticut General Statutes, on December 8, 1999, Uno Remittance Corp. received approval to engage in the business of receiving money for transmitting the same.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 36a-600 of the Connecticut General Statutes, on December 8, 1999, Cashpoint Network Services, Inc. received approval to engage in the business of receiving money for transmitting the same.

Dated: Tuesday, December 14, 1999

John P. Burke
Banking Commissioner