-----BEGIN PRIVACY-ENHANCED MESSAGE----- Proc-Type: 2001,MIC-CLEAR Originator-Name: webmaster@www.sec.gov Originator-Key-Asymmetric: MFgwCgYEVQgBAQICAf8DSgAwRwJAW2sNKK9AVtBzYZmr6aGjlWyK3XmZv3dTINen TWSM7vrzLADbmYQaionwg5sDW3P6oaM5D3tdezXMm7z1T+B+twIDAQAB MIC-Info: RSA-MD5,RSA, RYHFds6W7YZo6RXylgBZ8Abos+0SNi0cbN1QgMWtXLruY4Z4sdKbV72EfyoJTu2n 5OqK5dhgViXHQIOfBVyZ/A== 0001144204-08-019748.txt : 20080401 0001144204-08-019748.hdr.sgml : 20080401 20080401135055 ACCESSION NUMBER: 0001144204-08-019748 CONFORMED SUBMISSION TYPE: 8-K PUBLIC DOCUMENT COUNT: 2 CONFORMED PERIOD OF REPORT: 20080331 ITEM INFORMATION: Other Events ITEM INFORMATION: Financial Statements and Exhibits FILED AS OF DATE: 20080401 DATE AS OF CHANGE: 20080401 FILER: COMPANY DATA: COMPANY CONFORMED NAME: FIRST RELIANCE BANCSHARES INC CENTRAL INDEX KEY: 0001172102 STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION: NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS [6021] IRS NUMBER: 800030931 STATE OF INCORPORATION: SC FISCAL YEAR END: 1231 FILING VALUES: FORM TYPE: 8-K SEC ACT: 1934 Act SEC FILE NUMBER: 000-49757 FILM NUMBER: 08728528 BUSINESS ADDRESS: STREET 1: 2170 W PALMETTO ST CITY: FLORENCE STATE: SC ZIP: 29501 BUSINESS PHONE: 8436628802 MAIL ADDRESS: STREET 1: 2170 W PALMETTO ST CITY: FLORENCE STATE: SC ZIP: 29501 8-K 1 v109305_8k.htm Unassociated Document
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549


FORM 8-K


CURRENT REPORT PURSUANT
TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
 
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported)
March 31, 2008 
 
First Reliance Bancshares, Inc.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
 
South Carolina
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)
 
000-49757
80-0030931
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
 
2170 W. Palmetto Street
Florence, South Carolina 
 
29501
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) 
(Zip Code)
 
(843) 656-5000
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
 
South Carolina
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
 
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Item 8.01.
Other Events

Elliot Davis, LLC, an independent registered public accounting firm, has consented to the incorporation by reference in the Registration Statements on Form S-8 (Nos. 333-100282, 333-109020 and 333-131698), and in the related prospectuses, of their report, dated March 25, 2008, relating to the consolidated financial statements of First Reliance included in the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2007, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 31, 2008.

Item 9.01.
Financial Statements and Exhibits

The following exhibit is filed as part of this Report.

Exhibit No.
 
Description
23.1
 
Consent of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm
 
 
2

 

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned thereunto duly authorized.
     
  FIRST RELIANCE BANCSHARES, INC.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dated: April 1, 2008 By:   /s/ Jeffrey A. Paolucci
 
Jeffrey A. Paolucci
  Chief Financial Officer   
 
 
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EX-23.1 2 v109305_ex23-1.htm Unassociated Document
Exhibit 23.1

CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM

We hereby consent to the incorporation by reference in the Registration Statements on Form S-8 (Nos. 333-100282, 333-109020 and 333-131698), and in the related prospectuses, of First Reliance Bancshares, Inc. of our report, dated March 25, 2008, relating to the consolidated balance sheets of First Reliance Bancshares, Inc. and subsidiaries as of December 31, 2007 and 2006 and the related consolidated statements of income, changes in shareholders’ equity and comprehensive income, and cash flows for the years then ended, which report appears in the December 31, 2007 Annual Report on Form 10-K of First Reliance Bancshares, Inc.

 
/s/ ELLIOTT DAVIS, LLC
Columbia, South Carolina
 
March 31, 2008
 
 
 
 

 
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