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.
CUNA Chief Advocacy Officer Ryan Donovan says a banker's threat to sue reinforces the need for credit unions to have a strong united voice in support of a proposal by the National Credit Union Administration to modernize rules that control who can join which credit unions.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau expects all entities obtaining consumer authorizations for pre-authorized electronic fund transfers to comply with the Electronic Fund Transfer Act and Regulation E, it reminded in a compliance bulletin issued this week.