Pennsylvania investigators say they won't prosecute Lincoln Savings Bank's Pittsburgh affiliate for allegedly violating fair-lending laws because the $250 million-asset Carnegie-based parent is set to be acquired by a competitor with a good reputation on the issue.

While Lincoln will have to pay a $30,000 fine, Attorney General Ernie Preate Jr. said last Friday he would merely require the bank to comply with standards set by its planned acquirer, $14 billion-asset Integra Financial Group of Pittsburgh.

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