WASHINGTON -- A Bronx, N.Y.-based community group continues to attack banks that fail to serve its borough, choosing Republic National Bank as its latest target.

Inner City Press Community on the Move filed a protest Oct. 6 with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York charging Republic with redlining the Bronx in violation of the Community Reinvestment Act. The group asked the Fed to block a bid by two of Republic's primary stockholders to acquire more voting shares of the bank.

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