Effort aims to protect consumers and financial institutions from fake check scams.
January 4, 2011
The New York State Consumer Protection Board joined with the Credit Union Association of New York and others to announce the start of a new, innovative program to protect consumers and financial institutions from fake check scams.
For credit unions, the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act of 2000 means information required to be made available can be delivered electronically, as long as the credit union complies with its requirements.
While the DOD has affirmed the Military Lending Act’s effective date for credit card accounts of Oct. 3, CUNA is engaged with legislators to build support for efforts to exempt credit unions from the rule.