This list shows the U.S. banks that have failed this year, and is updated weekly.

Most of the banks are acquired, and the cost to the Deposit Insurance Fund, or DIF, which backs up the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.’s promise to reimburse customers, is shown in the right column.

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These are the U.S. banks that failed in 2011.

2012 list of failed banks

Failed banks Date closed Estimated cost to DIF ($millions)
Community Bank of the Ozarks, Sunrise Beach, MO 12/14/2012 10.4
Hometown Community Bank, Braselton, GA 11/16/2012 36.7
Citizens First National Bank, Princeton, IL 11/2/2012 45.2
Heritage Bank of Florida, Lutz, FL 11/2/2012 65.5
NOVA Bank, Berwyn, PA 10/26/2012 91.2
GulfSouth Private Bank, Destin, FL 10/19/2012 36.1
First East Side Savings Bank, Tamarac, FL 10/19/2012 9.1
Excel Bank, Sedalia, MO 10/19/2012 40.9
First United Bank, Crete, IL 9/28/2012 48.6
Truman Bank, St. Louis, MO 9/14/2012 34.0
First Commercial Bank, Bloomington, MN 9/7/2012 63.9
Waukegan Savings Bank, Waukegan, IL 8/3/2012 19.8
Jasper Banking Company, Jasper, GA 7/27/2012 58.1
Royal Palm Bank, Naples, FL 7/20/2012 13.5
Georgia Trust Bank, Buford, GA 7/20/2012 20.9
First Cherokee State Bank, Woodstock, GA 7/20/2012 36.9
Heartland Bank, Leawood, KS 7/20/2012 3.1
Second Federal Savings and Loan Association of Chicago, Chicago, IL 7/20/2012 76.9
Farmers Bank of Lynchburg, Lynchburg, TN 6/15/2012 28.3
Security Exchange Bank, Marietta, GA 6/15/2012 34.3
Putnam State Bank, Palatka, FL 6/15/2012 37.4
Waccamaw Bank, Whiteville, NC 6/8/2012 51.1
Farmers and Traders State Bank, Shabbona, IL 6/8/2012 8.9
Carolina Federal Savings Bank, Charleston, SC 6/8/2012 15.2
First Capital Bank, Kingfisher, OK 6/8/2012 5.6
Alabama Trust Bank, National Association, Sylacuaga, AL 5/18/2012 8.9
Security Bank, National Association, North Lauderdale, FL 5/4/2012 10.8
Palm Desert National Bank, Palm Desert, CA 4/27/2012 20.1
Plantation Federal Bank, Pawleys Island, SC 4/27/2012 76.0
Inter Savings Bank, Maple Grove, MN 4/27/2012 117.5
HarVest Bank of Maryland, Gaithersburg, MD 4/27/2012 17.2
Bank of the Eastern Shore, Cambridge, MD 4/27/2012 41.8
Fort Lee Federal Saving Bank, FSB, Fort Lee, NJ 4/20/2012 14.0
Fidelity Bank, Dearborn, MI 3/30/2012 92.8
International Bank of Chicago, Chicago, IL 3/23/2012 64.1
Covenant Bank & Trust, Rock Spring, GA 3/23/2012 31.5
New City Bank, Chicago, IL 3/9/2012 17.4
Global Commerce Bank, Doraville, GA 3/2/2012 17.9
Home Savings of America, Little Falls, MN 2/24/2012 38.8
Central Bank of Georgia, Ellaville, GA 2/24/2012 67.5
Charter National Bank and Trust, IL 2/10/2012 17.4
SCB Bank, Shelbyville, IN 2/10/2012 33.9
BankEast, Knoxville, TN 1/27/2012 75.6
Patriot Bank Minnesota, Forest Lake, MN 1/27/2012 32.6
First Guaranty Bank and Trust Company of Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL 1/27/2012 82.0
Tennessee Commerce Bank, Franklin, TN 1/27/2012 416.8
American Eagle Savings Bank, Boothwyn, PA 1/20/2012 3.2
The First State Bank, Stockbridge, GA 1/20/2012 216.2
Central Florida State Bank, Belleview, FL 1/20/2012 24.4
Montgomery Bank & Trust, Ailey, GA 7/6/2012 75.2
Glasgow Savings Bank, Glasgow, Mo. 7/13/2012 0.1

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