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Bankers' Hotline, Volume 16, Number 1

January 27, 2006

Agencies to Develop Anti-Money Laundering Strategy:
Report Focuses on New Dangers

Agency officials published the MLTA, an inter-agency report designed to zero in on vulnerabilities and develop a comprehensive anti-money laundering strategy.

FinCEN Warns About Korea

FinCEN and the U.S. Treasury concerned about possible illicit activities from North Korea.

In The News

Statistics, Facts, & Such

Training Page
Planning for Vacations

by Barbara Hurst

Not only does the FDIC's vacation policy, which outlines that employees in sensitive positions be absent from their duties for two consecutive weeks, give those working in key positions a break, this vacation procedure is also an excellent crime prevention tool.

Banks Will Surge Ahead in Online Bill Pay

An increase in online bill paying reaps benefits for banks.

MBNA Issues Radio Frequency Chip Cards

Contactless payment cards will soon be provided to MBNA's new and existing customers.

From the editor's desk
Needed: One More Government Form

by Barbara Hurst

Is adding yet another government form the answer to satisfying examiners?

War Stories

Questions & Answers

Other Bankers

Executive Editor:
Barbara Hurst
Editor:
P. Kevin Smith, CPP
Contributing Editor:
Genilee S. Parente
Board of Advisors:
John S. Burnett
Peter G. Djinis, Esq.
William Gearin
Lucy H. Griffin
Mary Beth Guard, Esq.
David McGuinn
Robert G. Rowe, III, Esq.
Barry Thompson
Dana Turner
Andy Zavoina

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