Bankers' Hotline, Volume 17, Number 2
Rising home values, larger sales forces and increased consumer acceptance contribute to a significant increase in reverse mortgages.
If there’s a clock associated with it, you have to change it.
Recent activity prompts a U.S. Postal Service bulletin to all financial institutions advising careful examination in handling correspondence and packages.
Posters created by the FBI to provide critical information about scamming and fraud devices used by criminals are available to help financial institutions educate the public.
In The News
- What Do Customers Think About Authentication?
- Web Site Alerts on Internet Fraud
- Combining Two New Ways to Read
- The Latest Area of Concern? Mobile Phones
- ID Theft Falls, But Some Areas Suffering
- Merrill Lynch Offers Daycare Support Services
- First Ladies Appear on Coins
Identity Theft Techniques, Part IV
It's not just your depositors who suffer when someone steals their identity. Dana Turner explores the methods thieves use to obtain personal identification information that affects your institution and your account holders.
An alternative to payday loan programs is being offered by one bank holding company.
The FSA has issued a warning to the financial services sector that they should be looking at the risks and challenges of climatic changes.
From the editor's desk
In the wake of rising identity theft crimes, watch for actions Congress may take that will affect your financial institution.
Questions & Answers
- Counterfeit Note Reporting and Training
- Checking & Documenting Suspicious Account
- Opening Procedure Audits
- "Cash" Check Endorsement
- Executive Editor:
- Barbara Hurst
- P. Kevin Smith, CPP
- Contributing Editor:
- Genilee S. Parente
- Board of Advisors:
- John S. Burnett
Peter G. Djinis, Esq.
Lucy H. Griffin
Mary Beth Guard, Esq.
Robert G. Rowe, III, Esq.