based Lippo Bank, which made headlines with its alleged ties to the Democratic fund-raising scandal last year, is expected to be sold to Commercial Bank of San Francisco this week for about $20 million.

Robert A. Fuller Jr., president and chief executive officer of $146 million-asset Commercial Bank, confirmed that talks are in the final stages but said the cash deal "could fall apart."

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