Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

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Headquarters Washington D.C.
Leader Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation/Chair
Martin J. Gruenberg.jpg
Incumbent: Martin J. Gruenberg
Since 8 July 2011
Staff 8,713
SubpageFederal Deposit Insurance Corporation/Chair
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation/Vice chair

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) supervises banks and insures deposits

As of May 1, 2017, the FDIC provided deposit insurance at 5,844 institutions.


Chip Tatum and his wife were fined $115,000 for defrauding the FDIC. Their appeal was denied in 1998.[1]


  1. United States v. Tatum, United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, No. 96-3225, 1998 April 13, http://caselaw.findlaw.com/us-11th-circuit/1455258.html