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Atlanta Bank Shuts Down in 2015’s Third Closing

Georgia's Department of Banking and Finance took possession of Capitol City Bank & Trust Company on Friday, citing the bank's "unsound condition" as a result of losses on real estate loans. Despite receiving help to shore up its capital, it was unable to recover following the financial crash.

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Florida Bank Closes in First Failure of 2015

The closure, announced jointly by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and FDIC, comes after years of increased scrutiny from regulators. OCC first filed a consent order against the Crestview bank in 2010, demanding operational changes after it uncovered what the agency called "unsafe and unsound banking practices."

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Regulators Shut Down Minnesota Bank; 2014 Tally Hits 18

The bank, which is Minnesota's first to close in 2014, was shuttered on Friday by the Minnesota Department of Commerce, which appointed FDIC as receiver. In a statement, the agency cited lack of capital, continuing operating losses, and a large volume of problem assets as reasons for the forced closing.

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Regulators Close Down Illinois Bank

Only a week after the latest collapse, federal regulators announced the closure of yet another government-insured bank, bringing the year-to-date tally to 16. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) announced Friday the shuttering of the National Republic Bank of Chicago, appointing FDIC as receiver.

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Maryland Bank Closes in 15th Collapse of 2014

The Office of the Commissioner of Financial Regulation in Maryland shut down NBRS Financial, based in Rising Sun, appointing FDIC as receiver, according to dual releases from both agencies. The latest collapse follows a quiet period after what had been an active summer for FDIC. Last year, the agency announced 24 bank closings, 22 of which had already occurred by this time.

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Illinois Bank Becomes 14th to Fall in 2014

The fallout of the financial crisis caught up to another bank over the weekend, resulting in a shutdown by federal regulators. The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) announced on Friday the closure of Chicago-based GreenChoice Bank. The recently shuttered bank is the second to fall in Illinois in the past two months and the 14th FDIC-insured institution to close so far this year.

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Regulators Shutter Georgia Bank; 2014 Failure Count Hits 13

State and federal regulators announced Friday the closing of a Georgia bank, putting the 2014 national bank failure tally at 13. Georgia's Department of Banking and Finance took possession of Conyers-based Eastside Commercial Bank, appointing FDIC as receiver. While FDIC doesn't make its list of Problem Banks open to the public, Eastside has sat on Calculated Risk's unofficial list since 2009.

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Regulators Shut Down Oklahoma Bank

FDIC announced Friday the closure of yet another insured bank, bringing the count up to 12 in the year's first half. The Oklahoma State Banking Department shut down Freedom State Bank over the weekend, closing the book on an institution described by FDIC in early May as "critically undercapitalized."

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