One way to avoid a financial scam is to ask yourself: are you expecting money? Before cashing the check, you should look at the company information listed on the check. First and foremost, is that information printed completely? Most legitimate companies print checks through their accounting...Read more »
There is a friend that is stuck in Canada still from the Clovid-19 lockdown. While in Canada the person had their bank account in the United states suspended due to , the bank says, fraudulent activity. The company this person works for can only deposit money earned to bank account. Meanwhile my... Read more »
Banks have systems that "red flag" accounts when certain events happen, such as uncommon account usage or access from new locations. Banks will have procedures in place to identify the person and ensure that there is no identity theft. Depending on her bank, talking to someone that can...Read more »
The question is not altogether clear to me, but it sounds like the insurance payment is property of your grandmother's estate, and that a probate case needs to be commenced in order to deal with the payment. An attorney with the whole picture will be able to guide you through the probate...Read more »
If these are the only funds in this account, you should retain a lawyer to file an objection to garnishment. Exempt funds is just the kind of argument that a judge will listen to. However, if there are commingled funds, the analysis is more complex.
A court appointed conservatorship is a lot of effort for CAD$5,000. I would work with the bank to see if there is another option and point out that you are the child's parent. An easier option might be something like a UTMA.
I received a Security emal alert from Bank of America back in August stating that fraudulent activity was noticed on my account and that my account had been closed. I contacted the bank and was informed that ATM deposits that were being conducted in Texas (I live in Michigan) were fraudulent. I... Read more »
There are several ways to rectify this increasingly common situation--all of which require assistance of an experienced lawyer who understands Banking Law and class action litigation. I advise you to use the Find A Lawyer tab at the top of the page and contact an experienced Banking Lawyer.
Okay, so I noticed one day when I went into my mobile online banking my account said negative $574.00, so I immediately went up to the bank and was addressed the issue and their response was "You deposited a fraud check" when in reality I did not. Also, the bank let the check go through... Read more »
Yes, of course your sister can open a bank account--with one important caveat: If your sister intends to put lots of money into a bank account--or in any other kind of financial account--she may be at risk of having to explain where she is getting the money.
The custodian will not give me access, I am wondering if there is another way I can get the bank to give me the money from the account without having to go through the custodian. I am now 30, I've had the account ever since I was minor. Is there a way as an adult now that I can bypass the... Read more »
The bank is required to give you the money; or it can give the money to the person who set it up. The reason the bank said no might be because the custodian closed the account--years ago. They will not tell you because they cannot. If there was a lot of money, hire a lawyer.
After transferring funds from my Wells Fargo account to chase, they suspended account with $6,000 in it on 3/22/19. They did not reach out about receding any information from me until 4/15. Then finally sent check for funds 5/7. Also I was not notified by any other methods, such as hone or email... Read more »
Accept the $500 settlement and move on. P.S. By move on I mean move completely away from both Wells Fargo Bank and Chase Bank, unless you like this kind of bad behavior from your bank. Choose a small local bank of credit union that is grateful for your business--and does not engage in questionable...Read more »
Manager-Managed LLC in Michigan. I am the Manager (80%), my daughters are silent partners (5% and 5%). We are presently using a UPS Store Mailbox as the business address, but the bank will not allow it. The bank suggests using my personal address.
You present an interesting take on an age-old dilemma. While the loan manager may be held accountable to the bank or dealership for approving a bad loan (in this case, allegedly losing her job), you are and will be accountable for everything you sign as an adult - including this loan agreement....Read more »
Husband died. Had no income. Came and got motorhome. Live in Michigan. I have never received letter saying they were suing me. I am afraid to start a account because I'm afraid they will take it. Thank you for your help.
Quite possibly. I don't know what you mean by the creditor "discharging" the loan. That's probably not the proper term. If the creditor "wrote off" the debt, it is no longer carried as an asset on its books, but the act of writing it off (which also goes by other...Read more »
If you report your son to police, he could be charged with illegal use of a financial transaction device, which is a felony. Because he used the card online, he could also be charged with using the internet or a computer to commit a crime, which in this case would be a felony because the...Read more »
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