Identity Theft DEFENSES
Gamble, Richard H., Independent Banker
WITH PROGRAMS IN PLACE, COMMUNITY BANKS ARE READY FOR EXAMINERS AND MAKING DATA CRIMES HARDER TO COMMIT.
While liquidity, TARP capital and commercial real estate loan performance sizzle on front burners, compliance with the new "red flag" identity theft rules will no doubt still get attention when the examiners come calling. And the $1.5 billion-asset Rockville Bank in South Windsor, Conn., is certainly treating it as a hot issue.
While the community bank has had just one case of identity theft in its recent history, it has proactively sponsored identity theft educational seminars in its branches and at a home show. It has passed out "Fighting Back Against Identity Theft" …
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Publication information: Article title: Identity Theft DEFENSES. Contributors: Gamble, Richard H. - Author. Magazine title: Independent Banker. Volume: 59. Issue: 2 Publication date: February 2009. Page number: 74+. © 2002 Independent Banker. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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