Four Banks Collapse In Four States – 2012 Bank Failures Total 28

After only two bank failures during May, regulators got off to a fast start in June, closing four banks in four different states.  With the financial system in a period of temporary calm, the number of bank closings during 2012 has tapered off from last year’s levels.  While regulators have closed 28 banks thus far […]

Waccamaw Bank, Whiteville, NC, Closed By Regulators

The North Carolina Office of the Commissioner of Banks closed struggling Waccamaw Bank, Whiteville, NC, after the Bank was unable to raise additional capital.  The FDIC, as receiver, sold the failed bank to First Community Bank, Bluefield, VA. Waccamaw Bank, established in 1997, had been desperately trying to raise additional capital to offset losses from […]