Notice to All Interested Parties of the Termination of the Receivership of 10360, Cortez ommunity Bank Brooksville, Florida, 65227-65228 [2015-27084]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 206 / Monday, October 26, 2015 / Notices letter or October 26, 2015, whichever comes first, for a period of three years. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Celia Lewis, Paralegal Specialist, Federal Communications Commission, Enforcement Bureau, Investigations and Hearings Division, Room 4–A422, 445 12th Street SW., Washington, DC 20554. Celia Lewis may be contacted by phone at (202) 418–7456 or email at Celia.Lewis@fcc.gov. If Ms. Lewis is unavailable, you may contact Mr. Kalun Lee, Deputy Chief, Investigations and Hearings Division, by telephone at (202) 418–0796 and by email at Kalun.Lee@fcc.gov. The Bureau debars Mr. Chew for a period of three years pursuant to 47 CFR 54.8 and 0.111(a)(14). Mr. Chew’s conviction for money laundering in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1957(a), in connection with fraudulent claims against the Lifeline program is the basis for this debarment. Attached is the Notice of Debarment, DA 15–1075, which was mailed to Mr. Chew and released on September 25, 2015. The complete text of the Notice of Debarment is available for public inspection and copying during regular business hours at the FCC Reference Information Center, Portal II, 445 12th Street SW., Room CY–A257, Washington, DC 20554. In addition, the complete text is available on the FCC’s Web site at http://www.fcc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Federal Communications Commission. Jeffrey J. Gee, Chief, Investigations and Hearings Division, Enforcement Bureau. September 25, 2015 DA 15–1075 SENT VIA CERTIFIED MAIL, RETURN RECEIPT REQUESTED Mr. Wes Yui Chew c/o Daniel G. Webber, Jr. Ryan Whaley Coldiron Shandy PLLC 119 N. Robinson Avenue, Suite 900 Oklahoma City, OK 73102 Re: Notice of Debarment, File No. EB– IHD–15–00019046 asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Dear Mr. Chew: The Federal Communications Commission (Commission) hereby notifies you that, pursuant to section 54.8 of the Commission’s rules, you are prohibited from participating in activities associated with or related to the federal low-income support mechanism (Lifeline program) for three years from either the date of your receipt of this Notice of Debarment or of its publication in the Federal Register, VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:53 Oct 23, 2015 Jkt 238001 whichever comes first (Debarment Date).1 On May 26, 2015, the Commission’s Enforcement Bureau (Bureau) sent you a Notice of suspension and initiation of debarment proceeding (Notice of Suspension) that was published in the Federal Register on June 18, 2015.2 The Notice of Suspension suspended you from participating in any activities associated with or related to the Lifeline program, including receiving funds or discounted services through the Lifeline program, or consulting with, assisting, or advising applicants or service providers regarding the Lifeline program.3 It also described the basis for initiating debarment proceedings against you, the applicable debarment procedures, and the effect of debarment. As discussed in the Notice of Suspension, on June 12, 2014, you were convicted of money laundering in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1957(a), in connection with fraudulent claims against the federal Lifeline program.4 You were the sole owner and president of Icon Telecom, Inc. (Icon), a participant in the Lifeline program from July 2011 until September 2013.5 Specifically, you pled guilty to one count of money laundering for transferring $20,455,829.10 from an Icon bank account to a personal bank account, despite knowing that Icon had thousands fewer customers than it had reported to the Commission.6 Pursuant 1 47 CFR 54.8 (e), (g); 47 CFR 0.111 (delegating to the Bureau authority to resolve universal service suspension and debarment proceedings). In 2007, the Commission extended the debarment rules to apply to all federal universal service support mechanisms, including the Lifeline program. See Comprehensive Review of the Universal Service Fund Management, Administration, & Oversight, Report and Order, 22 FCC Rcd 16372, 16410–12 (2007) (Program Management Order) (renumbering section 54.521 of the universal service debarment rules as section 54.8 and amending subsections (a)(1), (a)(5), (c), (d), (e)(2)(i), (e)(3), (e)(4), and (g)). 2 Letter from Jeffrey J. Gee, Chief, Investigations and Hearings Division, FCC Enforcement Bureau, to Wes Yui Chew, Notice of suspension and initiation of debarment proceeding, 30 FCC Rcd 5006 (Enf. Bur. 2015); 80 FR 34906–01 (June 18, 2015). 3 47 CFR 54.8(a)(1), (d). 4 Any further reference in this letter to ‘‘your conviction’’ refers to your guilty plea and subsequent sentencing in United States v. Chew, Criminal Docket No. 5:14–cr–00170–D, Plea Agreement (W.D. Okla. filed June 12, 2014) (Plea Agreement). See also Lifeline & Link Up Reform & Modernization, WC Docket No. 11–42, CC Docket No. 96–45, WC Docket No. 03–109, Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, 27 FCC Rcd 6656 (2012) (Lifeline Reform Order). 5 United States v. Chew, Criminal Docket No. 5:14–c–00170–D, Information at 4 (W.D. Okla. filed June 3, 2014). 6 Id. at 7–8; Plea Agreement at 2; see also United States Attorney’s Office, western District of oklahoma, Press Release, Icon Telecom and Its Owner Plead Guilty And Agree To Forfeit More Than $27 Million In Connection With Federal PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65227 to section 54.8(c) of the Commission’s rules, your conviction of criminal conduct in connection with the Lifeline program is the basis for this debarment.7 In accordance with the Commission’s debarment rules, you were required to file with the Commission any opposition to your suspension or its scope, or to your proposed debarment or its scope, no later than 30 calendar days from either the date of your receipt of the Notice of Suspension or of its publication in the Federal Register, whichever date occurred first.8 The Commission received no opposition from you. For the foregoing reasons, you are debarred from involvement with the Lifeline program for three years from the Debarment Date.9 During this debarment period, you are excluded from participating in any activities associated with or related to the Lifeline program, including the receipt of funds or discounted services through the Lifeline program, or consulting with, assisting, or advising applicants or service providers regarding the Lifeline program.10 Sincerely yours, Jeffrey J. Gee Chief, Investigations and Hearings Division, Enforcement Bureau cc: Johnnay Schrieber, Universal Service Administrative Company (via email), Rashann Duvall, Universal Service Administrative Company (via email), Chris M. Stevens, United States Attorney’s Office, Western District of Oklahoma (via email), Scott E. Williams, United States Attorney’s Office, Western District of Oklahoma (via email) [FR Doc. 2015–27076 Filed 10–23–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Notice to All Interested Parties of the Termination of the Receivership of 10360, Cortez ommunity Bank Brooksville, Florida NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (‘‘FDIC’’) as Receiver for Cortez Community Bank, Brooksville, Florida (‘‘the Receiver’’) intends to terminate its receivership for said institution. The Wireless Telephone Subsidy Program, June 12, 2014, available at http://www.justice.gov/usaowdok/pr/icon-telecom-and-its-owner-plead-guiltyand-agree-forfeit-more-27-million-connection. 7 47 CFR 54.8(c). 8 Id. § 54.8 (e)(3)–(4). Any opposition had to be filed no later than July 1, 2015. 9 47 CFR 54.8(g). 10 47 CFR 54.8(a)(1), (d), (g). E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1 65228 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 206 / Monday, October 26, 2015 / Notices FDIC was appointed receiver of Cortez Community Bank on April 29, 2011. The liquidation of the receivership assets has been completed. To the extent permitted by available funds and in accordance with law, the Receiver will be making a final dividend payment to proven creditors. Based upon the foregoing, the Receiver has determined that the continued existence of the receivership will serve no useful purpose. Consequently, notice is given that the receivership shall be terminated, to be effective no sooner than thirty days after the date of this Notice. If any person wishes to comment concerning the termination of the receivership, such comment must be made in writing and sent within thirty days of the date of this Notice to: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Division of Resolutions and Receiverships, Attention: Receivership Oversight Department 32.1, 1601 Bryan Street, Dallas, TX 75201. No comments concerning the termination of this receivership will be considered which are not sent within this time frame. Dated: October 20, 2015. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2015–27084 Filed 10–23–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6714–01–P FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice to All Interested Parties of the Termination of the Receivership of 4556 Meritor Savings Bank Philadelphia, Pennsylvania NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (‘‘FDIC’’) as Receiver for Meritor Savings Bank, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (‘‘the Receiver’’) intends to terminate its receivership for said institution. The FDIC was appointed receiver of Meritor Savings Bank on December 11, 1992. The liquidation of the receivership assets has been completed. To the extent permitted by available funds and in accordance with law, the Receiver will be making a final dividend payment to proven creditors. Based upon the foregoing, the Receiver has determined that the continued existence of the receivership will serve no useful purpose. Consequently, notice is given that the receivership shall be terminated, to be effective no sooner than thirty days after the date of this Notice. If any person wishes to comment concerning the VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:53 Oct 23, 2015 Jkt 238001 termination of the receivership, such comment must be made in writing and sent within thirty days of the date of this Notice to: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Division of Resolutions and Receiverships, Attention: Receivership Oversight Department 34.6, 1601 Bryan Street, Dallas, TX 75201. No comments concerning the termination of this receivership will be considered which are not sent within this time frame. Dated: October 20, 2015. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2015–27085 Filed 10–23–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6714–01–P FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Sunshine Act Meeting Pursuant to the provisions of the ‘‘Government in the Sunshine Act’’ (5 U.S.C. 552b), notice is hereby given that at 11:15 a.m. on Thursday, October 22, 2015, the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation met in closed session to consider matters related to the Corporation’s supervision, corporate, and resolution activities. In calling the meeting, the Board determined, on motion of Vice Chairman Thomas M. Hoenig, seconded by Director Thomas J. Curry (Comptroller of the Currency), concurred in by Director Richard Cordray (Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau), and Chairman Martin J. Gruenberg, that Corporation business required its consideration of the matters which were to be the subject of this meeting on less than seven days’ notice to the public; that no earlier notice of the meeting was practicable; that the public interest did not require consideration of the matters in a meeting open to public observation; and that the matters could be considered in a closed meeting by authority of subsections (c)(4), (c)(6), (c)(8), (c)(9)(A)(ii), (c)(9)(B), and (c)(10) of the ‘‘Government in the Sunshine Act’’ (5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4), (c)(6), (c)(8), (c)(9)(A)(ii), (c)(9)(B), and (c)(10). FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meetings Federal Election Commission. Thursday, October 29, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. PLACE: 999 E Street NW., Washington, DC (ninth floor). STATUS: This meeting will be open to the public. ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED: Correction and Approval of Minutes for September 17 and October 1, 2015 Demonstration of FEC Web site Redesign, Beta Version Draft Advisory Opinion 2015–08: Repledge Draft Advisory Opinion 2015–09: Senate Majority PAC and House Majority PAC Draft Advisory Opinion 2015–10: 21st Century Fox Rulemaking Priorities and Proposals Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Reporting Multistate Independent Expenditures and Electioneering Communications in Presidential Primary Elections Commission Documents/Public Disclosure Policies Proposed Final Audit Report on the Committee for Charlotte/Charlotte DNC Host Committee Proposed Amendment to Directive 52— Technical and Conforming Authority Management and Administrative Matters Individuals who plan to attend and require special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should contact Shawn Woodhead Werth, Secretary and Clerk, at (202) 694–1040, at least 72 hours prior to the meeting date. PERSON TO CONTACT FOR INFORMATION: Judith Ingram, Press Officer, Telephone: (202) 694–1220. AGENCY: DATE AND TIME: Shawn Woodhead Werth, Secretary and Clerk of the Commission. [FR Doc. 2015–27336 Filed 10–22–15; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 6715–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifier: CMS–10280] Dated: October 22, 2015. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary. Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request [FR Doc. 2015–27295 Filed 10–22–15; 4:15 pm] AGENCY: BILLING CODE 6714–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 206 (Monday, October 26, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 65227-65228]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-27084]


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FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION


Notice to All Interested Parties of the Termination of the 
Receivership of 10360, Cortez ommunity Bank Brooksville, Florida

    NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Federal Deposit Insurance 
Corporation (``FDIC'') as Receiver for Cortez Community Bank, 
Brooksville, Florida (``the Receiver'') intends to terminate its 
receivership for said institution. The

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FDIC was appointed receiver of Cortez Community Bank on April 29, 2011. 
The liquidation of the receivership assets has been completed. To the 
extent permitted by available funds and in accordance with law, the 
Receiver will be making a final dividend payment to proven creditors.
    Based upon the foregoing, the Receiver has determined that the 
continued existence of the receivership will serve no useful purpose. 
Consequently, notice is given that the receivership shall be 
terminated, to be effective no sooner than thirty days after the date 
of this Notice. If any person wishes to comment concerning the 
termination of the receivership, such comment must be made in writing 
and sent within thirty days of the date of this Notice to: Federal 
Deposit Insurance Corporation, Division of Resolutions and 
Receiverships, Attention: Receivership Oversight Department 32.1, 1601 
Bryan Street, Dallas, TX 75201.
    No comments concerning the termination of this receivership will be 
considered which are not sent within this time frame.

    Dated: October 20, 2015.

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Robert E. Feldman,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2015-27084 Filed 10-23-15; 8:45 am]
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