TCF National Bank (“TCF Bank”), the principal subsidiary of TCF Financial Corporation (“TCF”) (NYSE: TCB), today announced that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”) has lifted the regulatory order related to previously disclosed deficiencies in its Bank Secrecy Act (“BSA”) compliance program. TCF Bank has made comprehensive changes to its BSA compliance program and has satisfied the legal and regulatory requirements of the order. TCF Bank is committed to continuously reviewing its BSA compliance processes and working with the OCC to ensure a safe banking environment for our customers.
“We are pleased to resolve the OCC’s concerns and appreciate their guidance in strengthening our BSA compliance program,” said William A. Cooper, TCF Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “TCF has made significant investments to create a best-in-class BSA program and we now have improved systems, training and processes to detect and report potential financial crimes. We will continue to work with law enforcement to protect the public interest and partner with the OCC to enhance the safety and security of the banking system.”
About TCF Financial CorporationTCF is a Wayzata, Minnesota-based national bank holding company with $18.4 billion in total assets at September 30, 2013. The company has nearly 430 branches in Minnesota, Illinois, Michigan, Colorado, Wisconsin, Indiana, Arizona and South Dakota, providing retail and commercial banking services. TCF, through its subsidiaries, also conducts commercial leasing and equipment finance business in all 50 states, commercial inventory finance business in the U.S. and Canada, and indirect auto finance business in 40 states. For more information about TCF, please visit http://ir.tcfbank.com.
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