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Stock Purchase Agreement [Amendment No. 1] - Official Payments Corp. and E*TRADE Group Inc.

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                                AMENDMENT NO. 1


                            STOCK PURCHASE AGREEMENT

          The Stock Purchase Agreement dated as of November 3, 1999 (the
"Agreement") between Official Payments Corporation, a Delaware corporation (the
"Company") and E*TRADE Group, Inc., a Delaware Corporation ("E*Trade"), is
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hereby amended as follows as of this 8th day of November, 1999.  Capitalized
terms not otherwise defined herein shall have the meanings set forth in the

     1.  Section 5.1 is hereby deleted, and the following shall be inserted in
lieu thereof:

         5.1.  Put Right of E*Trade.

     (a)  If an Initial Public Offering is not consummated within 120 days from
the Closing Date, E*Trade shall have the right to cause Imperial Bank to
purchase (and Imperial Bank agrees to purchase) all, but not less than all, of
the shares of Common Stock purchased by E*Trade hereunder at a price equal to
the Purchase Price by giving written notice to the Company and Imperial Bank of
the exercise of its put right at any time prior to December 31, 2000.

     (b) The closing of any sale of shares of Common Stock under this Section
5.1 shall occur on the date that is 10 days after the delivery of notice (as
defined in Section 10.6) by E*Trade to the Company and Imperial Bank of
E*Trade's exercise of its put right, or such other date as may be mutually
agreed by the parties (the "Put Closing Date").  Such notice shall be delivered
to Imperial Bank at 9920 South La Cienega Boulevard, Inglewood, CA 90301,
Attention: General Counsel, Facsimile No.: (310) 417-5695, with a copy to
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, 100 Maiden Lane, New York, NY 10038, Attention:
Dennis J. Block, Facsimile No.:  (212) 504-6666.

     (c) On the Put Closing Date Imperial Bank shall deliver to E*Trade the
Purchase Price in cash, and E*Trade shall deliver to Imperial Bank its shares of
Common Stock and the certificates representing such stock, free and clear of any
liens or encumbrances, together with such powers, transfer tax stamps and other
documentation necessary for the transfer of such stock.

     2.  Specific Performance.  Each of the parties hereto acknowledges and
agrees that in the event of any breach of this Agreement, the non-breaching
party or parties would be irreparably harmed and could not be made whole by
monetary damages.  It is accordingly agreed that the parties hereto shall and do
hereby waive the defense in any action for specific performance that a remedy at
law would be adequate and that the parties hereto, in addition to any other
remedy to which they may be entitled at law or in equity, shall be entitled to
compel specific performance of this Agreement.

     3.  The letter agreement from Imperial Bank to E*Trade dated November 3,
1999 is hereby declared null and void as such letter agreement is superceded by
this Agreement.

     4.  In all other respects, the Agreement shall remain in full force and
effect, and all references in the Agreement to "this Agreement" shall mean the
Agreement as amended hereby.


     IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have duly executed this Agreement on
the day and year first above written.

                                 OFFICIAL PAYMENTS CORPORATION

                                 By:    /s/ Brian W. Nocco
                                    Name:  Brian W. Nocco
                                    Title: Chief Financial Officer

                                 E*TRADE GROUP, INC.

                                 By:    /s/ Thomas Bevilacqua
                                    Name: Thomas Bevilacqua
                                    Title: EVP, Corporate Development

                                 Solely with respect to Section 5.1 and
                                    paragraphs 2 and 3.

                                 IMPERIAL BANK

                                 By     /s/ George L. Graziadio
                                    Name:  George L. Graziadio, Jr.
                                    Title: Chairman

                                 By:    /s/ Richard M. Baker
                                    Name:  Richard M. Baker
                                    Title:  Senior Vice President, General
                                    Counsel and Secretary