A shareholder group at New York's Haven Bancorp is fuming that the thrift company passed up chances to sell to North Fork Bancorp and is demanding that the company find a buyer.

PL Capital, a Chatham, N.J., hedge fund that owns 4.9% of Westbury, N.Y.-based Haven, fired off a letter Monday to Haven chairman and chief executive officer Philip Messina that urged the thrift company to hire an investment banker to explore a possible sale.

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