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'''Bank of Liberty''' is a chain of banks located all over Liberty City during both the [[GTA III Era]] and [[GTA IV Era]]. The bank appears in [[Grand Theft Auto III]], [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]] and [[Grand Theft Auto IV]]. It is a parody of [[wp:Bank of America|Bank of America]] as it has the same colors and also a parody of [[wp:Sovereign Bank|Sovereing Bank]] as the text is the same and the bank also has a logo to the left of the title. The name might be drawn from the Bank of America.
 
   
In GTA IV, its main branch is located on [[Columbus Avenue]] and [[Calcium Street]] in [[Chinatown, Algonquin|Chinatown]], [[Algonquin]].
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[[File:BankofLiberty-GTAIV-Logo.png|thumb|310px]]The '''Bank of Liberty''' is a chain of banks located all over Liberty City during both the [[3D Universe]] and the [[HD Universe]]. The bank appears in [[Grand Theft Auto III]], [[Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories]] and [[Grand Theft Auto IV]]. It is a parody of the [[wp:Bank of America|Bank of America]], as it has a similar name and the same colors. It is also a parody of [[wp:Sovereign Bank|Sovereing Bank]], as the text is the same and the bank also has a logo to the left of the title.
   
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In GTA IV, its main branch is located on [[Columbus Avenue]] and [[Calcium Street]] in [[Chinatown, Algonquin|Chinatown]], [[Algonquin]]. In [[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars|GTA CW]] the game booklet shows that [[Hsin Jaoming]] and his son [[Chan Jaoming|Chan]] may be associates of the bank or have a high role in the bank hierarchy.
In [[Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars|GTA CW]] the game booklet shows that [[Hsin Jaoming]] and his son [[Chan Jaoming|Chan]] may be associates of the bank or have a high role in the bank hierarchy.
 
   
 
== Locations in GTA IV ==
 
== Locations in GTA IV ==
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==Locations in GTA: CW==
 
==Locations in GTA: CW==
Apart from those in GTA IV, there's a new branch in the [[Downtown]].
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Apart from those in GTA IV, there is a new branch in [[Downtown]].
   
 
== Heists ==
 
== Heists ==
* In GTA III, in the mission [[The Getaway]], [[Claude]] and three members of the [[Leone Family]] rob the [[Chinatown, Portland Island|Chinatown]] branch in [[Portland Island]].
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* In GTA III, in the mission "[[The Getaway]]", [[Claude]] and three members of the [[Leone Family]] rob the [[Chinatown, Portland Island|Chinatown]] branch in [[Portland Island]].
* In GTA IV, in the mission [[Three Leaf Clover]]; [[Niko Bellic]], [[Patrick McReary|Packie]], [[Derrick McReary|Derrick]], and [[Michael Keane|Michael]] rob the [[Chinatown, Algonquin|Chinatown]], [[Algonquin]] branch of the Bank of Liberty, in which they steal $1,000,000. They deal with heavy [[LCPD in GTA IV Era|police]] [[Wanted Level in GTA IV|attention]] and take the money home to divide between themselves.
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* In GTA IV, in the mission "[[Three Leaf Clover]]"; [[Niko Bellic]], [[Patrick McReary|Packie]], [[Derrick McReary|Derrick]], and [[Michael Keane|Michael]] rob the [[Chinatown, Algonquin|Chinatown]], [[Algonquin]] branch of the Bank of Liberty, in which they steal $1,000,000. They deal with heavy [[LCPD in GTA IV Era|police]] [[Wanted Level in GTA IV|attention]] and take the money home to divide between themselves.
* In [[GTA Chinatown Wars]], in the mission [[Dragon Haul Z]]; [[Zhou Ming|Zhou]] and [[Huang Lee|Huang]] rob the [[Chinatown, Algonquin|Chinatown]], [[Algonquin]] branch of the Bank of Liberty and proceed to get away by performing in the Chinatown festivities, using the Dragon Costume they had previously stolen. The bank is also constantly robbed during the [[Firefighter]] minigame.
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* In [[GTA Chinatown Wars]], in the mission "[[Dragon Haul Z]]"; [[Zhou Ming|Zhou]] and [[Huang Lee|Huang]] rob the [[Chinatown, Algonquin|Chinatown]], [[Algonquin]] branch of the Bank of Liberty and proceed to get away by performing in the Chinatown festivities, using the Dragon Costume they had previously stolen. The bank is also constantly robbed during the [[Firefighter]] minigame.
   
 
== Trivia ==
 
== Trivia ==
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* In [[GTA III]], [[GTA LCS]] and [[GTA IV]], there are Bank of Liberty [[ATM]]s scattered around the city. In GTA IV specifically, they allow the player to check their current balance, despite the fact that the player's money is already displayed in the game's [[HUD]].
 
* In [[GTA III]], [[GTA LCS]] and [[GTA IV]], there are Bank of Liberty [[ATM]]s scattered around the city. In GTA IV specifically, they allow the player to check their current balance, despite the fact that the player's money is already displayed in the game's [[HUD]].
 
* The Bank of Liberty branch in [[Chinatown, Algonquin|Chinatown]] (GTA IV) appears to be based on a branch of the HSBC bank in Chinatown, Manhattan judging by both location and appearance.
 
* The Bank of Liberty branch in [[Chinatown, Algonquin|Chinatown]] (GTA IV) appears to be based on a branch of the HSBC bank in Chinatown, Manhattan judging by both location and appearance.
* In [[GTA IV]], there is a small Bank of Liberty located in [[Northwood]] not so far from [[Luis Fernando Lopez|Luis Lopez's]] [[Luis' Apartment|apartment]]. You can get inside by spawning a [[NRG 900]] and then dismounting the bike. However, the ground is not solid and the player will fall into [[Blue Hell]] for about 5 seconds before respawning on the road outside.
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* In [[GTA IV]], there is a small Bank of Liberty located in [[Northwood]], not so far from [[Luis Fernando Lopez|Luis Lopez's]] [[Luis' Apartment|apartment]]. You can get inside by spawning a [[NRG 900]] and then dismounting the bike. However, the ground is not solid and the player will fall into [[Blue Hell]] for about 5 seconds before respawning on the road outside.
* The [[Chinatown]] Branch is the branch that is robbed in every GTA game with a heist at a Bank of Liberty.
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* The Bank of Liberty in [[Chinatown]] is the branch that is robbed in every GTA game which contains a heist at a Bank of Liberty.
 
* Interestingly, the ATMs at [[Lombank]] are operated by Bank of Liberty. This may indicate that Lombank is a subsection of Bank of Liberty.
 
* Interestingly, the ATMs at [[Lombank]] are operated by Bank of Liberty. This may indicate that Lombank is a subsection of Bank of Liberty.
   

Revision as of 15:33, August 11, 2013

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The Bank of Liberty is a chain of banks located all over Liberty City during both the 3D Universe and the HD Universe. The bank appears in Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories and Grand Theft Auto IV. It is a parody of the Bank of America, as it has a similar name and the same colors. It is also a parody of Sovereing Bank, as the text is the same and the bank also has a logo to the left of the title.

In GTA IV, its main branch is located on Columbus Avenue and Calcium Street in Chinatown, Algonquin. In GTA CW the game booklet shows that Hsin Jaoming and his son Chan may be associates of the bank or have a high role in the bank hierarchy.

Locations in GTA IV

BankofLiberty-GTA4-Chinatown-exterior

The main branch of Bank of Liberty in Chinatown.

Locations in GTA: CW

Apart from those in GTA IV, there is a new branch in Downtown.

Heists

Trivia

  • The bank's phone number is 808-555-8372.
  • In GTA III, GTA LCS and GTA IV, there are Bank of Liberty ATMs scattered around the city. In GTA IV specifically, they allow the player to check their current balance, despite the fact that the player's money is already displayed in the game's HUD.
  • The Bank of Liberty branch in Chinatown (GTA IV) appears to be based on a branch of the HSBC bank in Chinatown, Manhattan judging by both location and appearance.
  • In GTA IV, there is a small Bank of Liberty located in Northwood, not so far from Luis Lopez's apartment. You can get inside by spawning a NRG 900 and then dismounting the bike. However, the ground is not solid and the player will fall into Blue Hell for about 5 seconds before respawning on the road outside.
  • The Bank of Liberty in Chinatown is the branch that is robbed in every GTA game which contains a heist at a Bank of Liberty.
  • Interestingly, the ATMs at Lombank are operated by Bank of Liberty. This may indicate that Lombank is a subsection of Bank of Liberty.

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