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FDIC OIG Homepage

Report: FDIC Efforts to Increase Consumer Participation in the Insured Banking System

In October 2022, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) issued results from the 2021 FDIC National Survey of Unbanked and Underbanked Households (2021 Household Survey).

Report: Sharing of Threat and Vulnerability Information with Financial Institutions

Financial institutions face a wide range of significant and persistent threats to their operations. Such threats include cyberattacks, money laundering, terrorist financing, pandemics, and natural disasters such as hurricanes, tornadoes, and floods.

Former Bank President Ashton Ryan Sentenced to 14 Years in Prison for Fraud that Ended First NBC Bank

NEW ORLEANS – On September 6, 2023, United States District Judge Eldon E. Fallon sentenced ASHTON J. RYAN, JR., age 75, of Kenner, Louisiana, to a term of imprisonment of 170 months following RYAN’s convictions for bank fraud and making false statements in bank records, announced U.S. Attorney Duane A. Evans.

Bitcoin-for-Cash Exchange Business Owner Agrees to Plead Guilty to Failing to Maintain an Effective Anti-Money Laundering Program

LOS ANGELES – A Santa Monica man has agreed to plead guilty to breaking federal law by allowing his cryptocurrency-cash exchange company to help scammers and drug traffickers launder millions of dollars in criminal proceeds through his business, the Justice Department announced today.



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