SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 11, 2008--Washington Mutual, Inc.
While it is the policy of Washington Mutual not to comment on
speculation and market rumors, the company released the following
statement to address recurring speculation about regulatory activity:
"Neither our primary federal regulator, the OTS, nor any other
bank regulatory agency has taken any enforcement action against WaMu
that we have not previously disclosed. Further, the company is not
currently in such discussions with any regulatory agency."
WaMu, through its subsidiaries, is one of the nation's leading
consumer and small business banks. At March 31, 2008, WaMu and its
subsidiaries had assets of $319.67 billion. The company has a history
dating back to 1889 and its subsidiary banks currently operate
approximately 2,500 consumer and small business banking stores
throughout the nation. WaMu's financial reports and news releases are
available at www.wamu.com/ir.
CONTACT: WaMu Media Contact
Derek Aney, 206-500-6094 or 212-326-6075
WaMu Investor Relations Contact
Alan Magleby, 206-500-4148 or 212-702-6955
SOURCE: Washington Mutual, Inc.