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Bankers' Hotline, Volume 24, Number 3

March 26, 2014

Follow the Pot of Green Gold?

by Teri Wesley

The legalization of marijuana sales presents both benefits and risks for "pot shops" and the financial services industry.

A Call for More Stringent Card Security


Government agencies and payment processors focus on more stringent card security measures following multiple high-profile data breaches.

In The News

Statistics, Facts, & Such

Technology Update
The FBI Needs Your Help

Training Page
FinCEN Guidance on Marijuana Businesses

by P. Kevin Smith, CPP

FinCEN provides guidance for financial institutions seeking to provide services to marijuana-related businesses.

CFPB Takes on Higher Education

The CFPB has taken its first enforcement action against one of the largest for-profit educators.

Timely Tips for Taxpayers

As the tax filing deadline approaches, consumers can get tax help and tips from the CFPB.

Focus on Fraud

From the editor's desk
Don't Be Afraid To Use Your Data

by P. Kevin Smith, CPP

Gathering and analyzing customer and employee data is an instrumental component of any successful fraud prevention strategy.

War Stories

Questions & Answers

Other Bankers

Executive Director:
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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