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Other Government Financial Agencies
•  Bureau of the Public Debt
•  Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council
•  Federal Reserve Board
•  Federal Trade Commission
•  National Credit Union Administration
•  National Technical Information Service
•  Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
•  Office of Thrift Supervision
•  Securities Exchange Commission

Bureau of Public Debt
The Bureau of Public Debt borrows the money needed to operate the Federal Government through the issuance of U.S. Savings Bonds, Treasury Bills and Treasury Notes.

Telephone numbers: 800-4US-BONDS (800-487-2663)
800-722-2678 (Treasury Bills/Notes)
Email address: SavBonds@bpd.treas.gov (Savings Bonds)
OSAS-DCS@bpd.treas.gov (Treasury Bills/Notes)
Website: www.publicdebt.treas.gov
Mailing addresses: Customer Service and Current Income Branch
Bureau of the Public Debt
Parkersburg, WV 26106-2186
Responsibility for:
  • U.S. Savings Bonds
  • U.S. Treasury Bills and Notes

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Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC)
The FFIEC is an interagency body that promotes uniformity in the examination and supervision of financial institutions by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), and the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS).

Telephone number: 202-872-7500
Email address: None
Website: www.ffiec.gov
Mailing address: Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC)
3501 Fairfax Drive
Room D8073A
Arlington, VA 22226
Responsibility for:
  • Uniform principles
  • Standards
  • Report forms

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Federal Reserve Board
The Federal Reserve shares responsibilities with state and federal supervisors, including overseeing both the operations of foreign banking organizations in the U.S. and the establishment, examination, and termination of branches, agencies, commercial lending subsidiaries, and representative offices of foreign banks in the U.S.

Telephone number: 202 452-3693
Email address: None
Website: www.federalreserve.gov
Mailing addresses: Federal Reserve Board
Division of Consumer and Community Affairs
20th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20551
Consumer Complaints: http://www.FederalReserveConsumerHelp.gov
Responsibility for:
  • Bank holding companies, financial holding companies, their nonbank subsidiaries, and their foreign subsidiaries
  • State-chartered banks that are members of the Federal Reserve System (state member banks) and their foreign branches and subsidiaries
  • Edge Act and agreement corporations, through which U.S. banking organizations conduct operations abroad

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Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
The FTC enforces credit laws at non-banking institutions, including consumer finance companies and credit bureaus (firms that collect and distribute credit reports).

Telephone number: 877-382-4357
Email address: None
Website: www.ftc.gov
Mailing addresses: Federal Trade Commission
Consumer Response Center
Federal Trade Commission
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20580
Responsibility for:
  • Consumer finance companies
  • Credit bureaus
  • Identity theft

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National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
The NCUA charters and supervises federal credit unions. It insures deposits at federal credit unions and many state credit unions.

Telephone number: 703-518-6330
Email address: pacamail@ncua.gov
Website: www.ncua.gov
Mailing addresses: National Credit Union Administration
Office of Public and Congressional Affairs
1775 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Responsibility for: Federal credit unions

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National Technical Information Service (NTIS)
NTIS provides government banking and financial data files on magnetic tape, cartridge, CD-ROM and hardcopy. FDIC products provided by NTIS include Call Reports, Survey of Deposits (SOD), and Trust data.

Telephone number: 800-553-6847
Email address: info@ntis.fedworld.gov
Website: www.ntis.gov/fcpc
Mailing addresses: National Technical Information Service
5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22151
Responsibility for:
  • Facilitate public access to Federal information
  • Maintain a permanent repository of unclassified scientific, technical, engineering, and business information

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Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
The OCC charters, regulates, and supervises all national banks. (The word "National" appears in the name of a national bank, or the initials "N.A." follow its name.) The OCC also supervises the federal branches and agencies of foreign banks.

Telephone number: 800-613-6743
Email address: consumer.assistance@occ.treas.gov
Website: www.occ.treas.gov
Mailing addresses: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Customer Assistance Unit
1301 McKinney Street, Suite 3710
Houston, TX 77010
Consumer Complaints: http://www.helpwithmybank.gov/
Responsibility for:
  • All national banks
  • Federal branches and agencies of foreign banks

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Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS)
The OTS regulates all federal and many state-chartered thrift institutions, which include federal savings banks and savings and loan associations. (Federally chartered savings associations have the word "Federal" or the initials "FSB" or "FA" in their names

Telephone number: 800-842-6929
Email address: consumer.complaint@ots.treas.gov
Website: www.ots.treas.gov
Mailing addresses: Office of Thrift Supervision
Consumer Affairs Office
1700 G Street, NW
Washington, DC 20552
Consumer Complaints: http://www.ots.treas.gov/docs/4/480924.pdf
Responsibility for:
  • Savings banks
  • Savings and loan associations

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Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
The SEC administers federal securities laws that protect investors in securities markets and ensure that investors have access to disclosure of all material information concerning publicly traded securities. The SEC also regulates firms engaged in the purchase or sale of securities, people who provide investment advice, and investment companies.

Telephone number: 800-732-0330
Email address: help@sec.gov
Website: www.sec.gov
Mailing addresses: Securities and Exchange Commission
Office of Investor Education and Advocacy
100 F Street, NE
Washington, DC 20549
Responsibility for: Federal securities laws
Last Updated 01/02/2008 publicinfo@fdic.gov

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