The slow-motion collapse of the U.S. banking industry continues, and the little guys — as always — are the ones getting shafted.

Case in point: a class-action lawsuit filed yesterday by employees of ANB Financial in Fayetteville, who saw their retirement plans evaporate after the bank closed May 9.   Plantiffs estimate their losses at $56.3 million.

Roby Brock’s talkbusiness.net has the story