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Bankers' Hotline, Volume 19, Number 2

March 23, 2009

Protection Against Fraud Diminishing: Cut-Backs and Budget Cuts Affecting Fraud Focus

by Jodi Pratt

Budget cuts in operating functions - including fraud prevention areas - are coming at a bad time, leaving us vulnerable to the thieves who are taking advantage of these opportunities.

May, 2009: $250 Payment

Social security beneficiaries are in line for a relief payment.

In The News

Statistics, Facts, & Such

Training Page
Pandemic Planning, Part II

by Dana Turner

Knowing how to respond - and the resources available to you - in the wake of a pandemic or other disaster will go a long way in managing the effects of these events on your institution and the ability to restore business operations.

IT Spending on the Decline

The volatile economic climate is credited for the first decline in IT spending in US history.

Finding ATMs by Handsets

Not just for phoning home anymore, some cell phones can lead users to the nearest cash machine.

From the editor's desk
We've Been Forewarned

by Barbara Hurst

Financial institutions are cutting costs, staff, and salaries...and the long-term effect of those changes can impact your internal security.

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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