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February 19, 2010: The La Coste National Bank, La Coste, TX was closed by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation was named receiver.

Assets & Deposits: As of December 31, 2009, The La Coste National Bank had approximately $53.9 million in total assets and $49.3 million in total deposits.

Successor Bank: All deposit accounts have been transferred to Community National Bank, Hondo, TX. The sole branch of The La Coste National Bank reopened as a branch of Community National Bank.

Community National Bank
1502 Avenue M
Hondo, TX 78861
http://www.cnbanktx.com

FDIC Insurance: Transferred deposits will be separately insured from any accounts you may already have at Community National Bank for six months after the failure of The La Coste National Bank.

Interest: All interest accrued through Friday, February 19, 2010 will be paid at your same rate. Community National Bank will review rates and notify you if interest rates will change.

Checks, Loans, Interest and Automated Transactions: Checks will be processed as usual. Automatic direct deposits and withdrawals will be transferred to your new bank. If you had a loan with The La Coste National Bank you should continue to make your payments as usual. 

Cost to FDIC: The FDIC estimates that the cost to the Deposit Insurance Fund (DIF) will be $3.7 million

Community National Bank will pay the FDIC a premium of 0.51 percent to assume all of the deposits of The La Coste National Bank. In addition to assuming all of the deposits of the failed bank, Community National Bank agreed to purchase essentially all of the assets.

Note: ► Depositors must establish contact with the successor bank or the FDIC, when there is no successor, to reclaim their deposits. Failure to do so could ultimately result in a loss of insured funds. ► The interest rate paid by your former bank is subject to immediate change. ► Transferred deposits are separately insured for only 6 months after the date of transfer. ► Beneficial owners of fiduciary accounts (including UTMA, IOLTA and brokered CDs) should contact their brokers immediately to ensure proper claims procedures are followed. ► Safe deposit boxes should be promptly claimed.

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The La Coste National Bank
15996 S Front St
La Coste, TX 78039
 
 

Established on 5/7/1912
as
The La Coste National Bank
 

Assets: $54 million
Deposits: $49 million
 
 
Cost to FDIC: $4 million

 

 
 

History: You may have an account at a failed institution and not know it, either because you were a depositor at a bank acquired by an institution that subsequently failed, or if you or a deceased family member are the beneficial owner of a brokered fiduciary account.

05/07/1912 - Established as The La Coste National Bank


Depositor Alert

Unclaimed FDIC Insured Deposits

There are time limits on claims of FDIC-insured bank accounts, CDs and safe deposit boxes.

Be advised that not every depositor with funds in a failed bank will receive notification from the FDIC, and there are time limits on claims of FDIC-insured bank accounts, CDs and safe deposit boxes.

Beneficial owners of fiduciary accounts, including Uniform Transfers To Minors accounts, escrow accounts, Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts (IOLTA), and deposit accounts obtained through a broker (Brokered Accounts) will not be contacted by the FDIC.

This is because these accounts are on the failed bank's records in the name of the fiduciary, not the individual owner. The FDIC does not have access to ownership information, and therefore will not contact individual depositors. It is the responsibility of the broker or other fiduciary to initiate a claim.

In addition, accounts transferred to successor institutions may have lower interest rates and can lose insurance coverage, after a period of time. If an individual already has accounts at a successor institution, perhaps unknowingly in the case of brokered deposits, the insurance limit may be exceeded and funds could be lost in a subsequent receivership.

Finally, in the worst case scenario, by law accounts which go unclaimed for an extended period may be time barred, and safe deposit boxes can be drilled and the contents sold at auction.

It is important to understand you may have an account at a failed institution and not know it, either because you were a depositor at a bank acquired by an institution that subsequently failed, or if you or a deceased family member are the beneficial owner of a brokered fiduciary account.

For assistance tracing and reclaiming a lost bank account or safe deposit box go to: Missing or Unclaimed Account Search


Depositor Claims: For additional information and assistance on the The La Coste National Bank receivership contact the FDIC at: 1-800-830-3256; or go to: http://www.fdic.gov/bank/individual/failed/lacoste.html

Creditor Claims: Claims against failed financial institutions occur when bills sent to the institution remain unpaid at the time of failure. Shortly after the failure, the FDIC sends notices directly to all known service providers to explain the claim filing process. If you provided a service for The La Coste National Bank and have not received a notice, please contact:

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
Receiver: The La Coste National Bank
1601 Bryan Street
Dallas, TX  75201
Attention: Claim Agent
1-800-568-9161


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