MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 13, 2002--U.S. Bancorp
(NYSE:USB) today announced that Jerry A. Grundhofer, president and
chief executive officer, and David M. Moffett, vice chairman and chief
financial officer, have signed and filed with the Securities and
Exchange Commission (SEC) sworn statements regarding the accuracy of
the company's Form 10-Q for the second quarter of 2002, as required by
the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
U.S. Bancorp announced last week that Grundhofer and Moffett had
filed, pursuant to an SEC order affecting large U.S. public companies,
sworn statements relating to the company's 2001 annual report on Form
10-K, its report on Form 10-Q for the first quarter of 2002, its proxy
statement for its 2001 annual shareholders' meeting and its Form 8-K
filings regarding the company's 2001 earnings press releases.
Minneapolis-based U.S. Bancorp, with assets in excess of $173
billion, is the 8th largest financial services holding company in the
United States. The company operates 2,131 banking offices and 4,818
ATMs, and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage,
insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products
to consumers, businesses and institutions. U.S. Bancorp is home of the
Five Star Service Guarantee which assures customers of certain key
banking benefits and services or customers will be paid for their
inconvenience. U.S. Bancorp is the parent company of U.S. Bank. Visit
U.S. Bancorp on the web at usbank.com.
CONTACT: U.S. Bancorp
Steve Dale (Media), 612/973-0898
H.D. McCullough (Analysts), 612/973-2261
Judith Murphy (Analysts), 612/973-2264
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: BANKING
SOURCE: U.S. Bancorp
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