A New York-based community group is asking the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to overturn part of an October decision giving First Union Corp. permission to acquire Chase Manhattan Corp.'s private banking deposits and loans.

The group, Inner City Press/Community on the Move, charged in a Dec. 4 letter that the banks improperly amended their application in order to include sale of the private banking business, which includes more than $100 million of deposits and $25 million of loans to residents of Central and South America.

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