Jun 16, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) - City National Bank, California's Premier Private and

Business Bank(R) (NYSE:CYN), will host a free fraud prevention Webseminar with Frank W. Abagnale, one of the world's most respectedauthorities on the subjects of forgery, embezzlement and securedocuments. This is the first time Abagnale will deliver one of hispresentations in an online Webinar.

Fraud is a major problem in the United States, and on a dailybasis affects how corporate and personal banking business isconducted. During the Webinar, Abagnale, whose five-year internationalfraud spree became the inspiration for the blockbuster movie, "CatchMe if You Can," will reveal various fraudulent methods being usedtoday and steps to keep corporate and personal business protected fromforgery, embezzlement and breeches in document security. This will bethe third, and largest, Webinar that City National has hosted.

WHO: Frank W. Abagnale, fraud prevention lecturer and consultant Author of "Catch Me If You Can" Jean Zerrudo, vice president, Cash Management City National BankWHAT: City National Web Seminar: Learn Fraud Protection Techniques From Frank AbagnaleWHEN: Thursday, June 29, 2006 9 a.m.-10:30 a.m. (Pacific)WHERE: Live web broadcast to your office or home computer To register, please visit www.cnb.com/webinar

About City National

City National Corporation (NYSE:CYN) is a financial servicescompany with $14.7 billion in total assets. Its wholly ownedsubsidiary, City National Bank, is California's Premier Private andBusiness Bank(R). City National provides banking, investment and trustservices through 55 offices, including 12 full-service regionalcenters, in Southern California, the San Francisco Bay Area and NewYork City. The company and its affiliates manage or administer morethan $48 billion in client trust and investment assets, including morethan $27 billion under direct management.

For more information about City National, visit the company'sWebsite at http://cnb.com.

SOURCE: City National Corporation

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