Learn about the new exception to the GLBA Privacy Notice Requirement; get your question answered about spotting and reporting counterfeit money; plus catch up on this week’s legal briefs.
Phone scam surges during tax season, tops IRS list of “Dirty Dozen” tax scams for 2015.
Oregon’s Department of Motor Vehicles will begin issuing driver’s licenses and ID cards Oct. 21 that use alphanumeric sequences instead of just numbers. The change may require modification to some technology systems.
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Northwest credit unions outpaced the region’s for-profit banks in total year-over-year asset, loan, deposit and capital growth in 2012 while also showing favorable trends in terms of delinquency rates.
Proactive work combatting fraud and identity theft has often left BECU, the nation’s fourth-largest credit union, unfairly associated with such cases in the media.
The NCUA reported that U.S. credit unions experienced a net gain of 1,344,936 members in 2011, with nearly 125,000 of those members joining in Oregon and Washington.
The NCUA released final membership growth numbers for 2011, finally quantifying the impact of last fall’s Bank Transfer Season, in which consumers, fueled by grassroots efforts and big-bank fees, switched en masse to credit unions.
The Oregon DMV will begin issuing driver licenses and ID cards with an alphanumeric number within the next few years. Credit unions should make sure their systems are prepared to handle this subtle change.
Project Zip Code is a free software program that offers easy access to quantifiable membership data, giving credit unions a powerful grassroots tool for working with lawmakers.
A plastic card scam appears to be playing out in the Northwest. Hundreds of consumers received recorded messages overnight telling them their debit or credit cards had been compromised and asking them to input personal information.
In a move called ‘randomization’ the Social Security Administration will change the way Social Security Numbers are issued.