WASHINGTON -- The Consumer Federation of America has accused First Union Corp. of attempting an end run around District of Columbia banking laws.

In a letter to Comptroller of the Currency Eugene A. Ludwig, the federation protested First Union's planned merger of two organization it has acquired in the Washington are - First American Metro Corp. and the former Dominion Bank of Washington.

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