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Bankers' Hotline, Volume 16, Number 8

September 29, 2006

Bank Robbery On The Rise: Numbers Increase In Spite Of Greater Risk

The FBI reports bank robberies appear to be increasing despite the high arrest rates and increased jail time.

Regulatory Relief Bill Approved

A bill providing financial institutions with relief from outdated and unneeded regulations has been approved by the House.

Report on the Security Officer's Workshop Pig

We are pleased to announce the winner of the 12th Annual Security Officer's Workshop 'Pig'.

In The News

Statistics, Facts, & Such

Training Page
Forgery & Altered Documents…Part III

by Dana Turner

In his continuing series on altered documents, Dana Turner provides further direction on document forgery techniques to watch for.

Banking Online: Highest Ranking Sites are Easiest to Use

Banking websites ranking highest in a recent report were 'user friendly'.

From the editor's desk
Frustration 101

by Barbara Hurst

Our security officers are doing what they are expected to do in spite of no time and no budget.

Educating Small Business on Interchange Fees

InterBusiness Bank develops a program to educate small businesses about credit card interchange fees.

War Stories

Questions & Answers

Other Bankers

Executive Editor:
Barbara Hurst
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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