Banking Law. Legal news and articles for March 31 - 31, 2012

Fighting identity fraud: Canada's fastest growing crimeWesla Federal Credit Union robberyObama campaign reviewing background of volunteer fundraiser accused of fraudBring law and order to the digital Wild WestMissouri gubernatorial candidate tied to troubled bankSecurity breach hits US card processors, banksBanker Jailed Over ATM FraudArgentina threatens to sue banks helping Falklands oil explorers as trade war ...Mo. gubernatorial candidate tied to troubled bankUS probes 'massive' credit card data breachMo. gubernatorial candidate tied to troubled bankConfined cruelty: Israeli treatment of Palestinian minorsMoney & the Law: Fighting online fraud a never-ending battleCan the JOBS Act Jump-Start Entrepreneurship?Preparedness Facts: Watch out for Internet criminals

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Iran Suffers 'Crippling Effect' of Trade, Banking Sanctions
San Francisco ChronicleMarch 1, 2012

An array of restrictions on banking, shipping, insurance, ports, trade, commodities and energy transactions and ventures have severed or complicated many of Iran's commercial ties to the outside world. US officials such as Secretary of State Hillary ...more »

Deutsche Bank Suffers Blow In Legal Battle With Kirch
Wall Street JournalMarch 1, 2012

Kirch, a Deutsche Bank client, sued the bank, accusing Breuer of violating his right to confidentiality under German banking laws. Kirch also alleged Breuer sought to damage his company in order to obtain a lucrative deal to split up the media empire.more »

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Fighting identity fraud: Canada's fastest growing crime
Global EdmontonMarch 31, 2012

Reachner adds that the kind of documents people should shred and dispose of properly are things that have your name, address, social insurance number, and any kind of banking information. Identity thieves can use that information for everything from ...more »

Wesla Federal Credit Union robbery
KSLA-TVMarch 31, 2012

The family of Vanessa Ashford, the woman charged with robbing two Tyler banks, says they're heartbroken and in disbelief that the woman they love could have committed those crimes. More>> Caddo deputies are investigating an armed robbery that happened ...more »

Obama campaign reviewing background of volunteer fundraiser accused of fraud
Washington PostMarch 31, 2012

But she is also trailed by some controversy, accused in court of defrauding a businessman out of $657000, impersonating a bank official and dodging creditors. Assongba disputes the allegations, but the mysteries around her personal life highlight a ...more »

Bring law and order to the digital Wild West
Toronto StarMarch 31, 2012

International law and global security systems clearly need attention, although specialists are quick to remark that extensive and ongoing efforts prevent even more serious cyber-criminal activity. It is time, however, to lift cyber-crime out of the ...more »

Missouri gubernatorial candidate tied to troubled bank
Kansas City StarMarch 31, 2012

He also took out loans on a house for his sister-in-law and a condominium for his mother. On Feb. 13, 2009, the bank's holding company – Reliance Bancshares – received $40 million from the US Treasury under the Troubled Asset Relief Program, ...more »

Security breach hits US card processors, banks
Arab NewsMarch 31, 2012

It said it would discuss the breach in a phone call for investors on Monday. It was not immediately clear how Global Payments was penetrated or how many accounts were exposed. Consumers who detect fraud usually can be reimbursed.more »

Banker Jailed Over ATM Fraud
P.M. NewsMarch 31, 2012

A former banker with First City Monument Bank Plc (FCMB), Olajide Ogundipe, has been sentenced to six months imprisonment by a Federal High Court presided over by Justice Alaba Ajileye in Lokoja, Kogi State over a N12.3 million automated teller machine ...more »

Argentina threatens to sue banks helping Falklands oil explorers as trade war ...
Telegraph.co.ukMarch 31, 2012

Photo: AFP By James Quinn In what amounts to the start of a new trade war between the UK and Argentina, the banks - understood to include the Royal Bank of Scotland, Barclays Capital and Goldman Sachs - have been warned they face criminal and civil ...more »

Mo. gubernatorial candidate tied to troubled bank
STLtoday.comMarch 31, 2012

He also took out loans on a house for his sister-in-law and a condominium for his mother. On Feb. 13, 2009, the bank's holding company _ Reliance Bancshares _ received $40 million from the US Treasury under the Troubled Asset Relief Program, ...more »

US probes 'massive' credit card data breach
gulfnews.comMarch 31, 2012

New York: The US Secret Service is investigating a major cyber intrusion at an Atlanta-based payment processor that could expose millions of MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Discover cardholders to fraudulent charges.more »

Mo. gubernatorial candidate tied to troubled bank
The Oshkosh NorthwesternMarch 31, 2012

He also took out loans on a house for his sister-in-law and a condominium for his mother. On Feb. 13, 2009, the bank's holding company — Reliance Bancshares — received $40 million from the US Treasury under the Troubled Asset Relief Program, ...more »

Confined cruelty: Israeli treatment of Palestinian minors
Redress Information & AnalysisMarch 31, 2012

By Graham Peebles Graham Peebles highlights Israel's systematic, barbarous practices against Palestinian children – practices that are carried out in violation of international law and obligations Israel had signed up to – and calls on the United ...more »

Money & the Law: Fighting online fraud a never-ending battle
Colorado Springs GazetteMarch 31, 2012

This, says the FFIEC, has generated “losses of hundreds of millions of dollars resulting from online account takeovers and unauthorized funds transfers.” Not unlike the old Mad magazine Spy vs. Spy cartoon strip, it seems that, as soon as banks develop ...more »

Can the JOBS Act Jump-Start Entrepreneurship?
MashableMarch 31, 2012

Theoretically, that mitigates the risk of investment for each contributor. McHenry first became aware of the concept after reading a letter written by Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.). Issa, a former technology CEO, is one of the most technologically ...more »

Preparedness Facts: Watch out for Internet criminals
Hanford SentinelMarch 31, 2012

That statement, made by the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) may seem matter-of-fact, but can really be such an inevitable piece of reality if you spend any substantial amount of time online. Whether you are social networking, bill paying, ...more »

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