WASHINGTON - Asset securitization problems like those found at First National Bank of Keystone (W.Va.) are showing up at other community banks and must be fixed, federal regulators warned Monday.

According to new interagency guidelines, a small but growing number of community banks and thrifts are getting into the business of securitizing and selling loans and other assets, only to find they are in over their heads. Fewer than 200 institutions nationwide are regularly selling and securitizing assets, regulators said.

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