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Entries in scammers (3)

Friday
Apr202018

Financial Institutions . . . In the News

  • Wells Fargo Bank $1 billion fine is among the largest set by regulators.  (Central Maine 4.19.2018)
  • Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell maintains that slow and steady increases in rates is the right course of action to strengthen the economy.  (PPH 4.7.2018)
  • Lake Sunapee Bank in New Hampshire will now be known as Bar Harbor Bank & Trust.  (Valley News 4.8.2018)
  • Maine’s banking industry is seeing changes in leadership as women take on more executive roles.  (Mainebiz 4.4.2018)
  • A warning from Maine’s Bureau of Financial Institutions is issued due to scammers deceiving bank customers and credit union members.  (Central Maine 4.2.2018)
  • Elderly Mainers are an easy target for financial abuse which often goes unreported.  (BDN 3.29.2018)
  • Maine credit unions continue to attract new members.  (Central Maine 3.28.2018)
  • President and CEO Bob Montgomery-Rice of Bangor Savings Bank announces a new branch office in Portsmouth, NH.  (Mainebiz 3.23.2018)
  • Community Credit Union President and CEO Jennifer Hogan reports the credit union will stay at 144 Pine Street in Lewiston.  (Sun Journal 3.7.2018)
  • Maine banks benefited from a strong economy and stock market resulting in 2017 being a good year.  (The Ellsworth American 3.4.2018)
Thursday
Feb052015

Financial Institutions . . . In the News

  • Beginning January 2015, Bob Quentin became President of Saco & Biddeford Savings Institution.  CEO Kevin Savage will retire in May 2017.  (Mainebiz 1.22.2015)
  • Mobile banking redefines traditional banking needs.  (New York Post 1.25.2015)
  • New Hampshire state Banking Department and the FDIC are reviewing Bedford, NH’s Primary Bank’s applications to form a new bank.   (NHBR 1.23.2015)
  • Scammers posing as IRS trick Mainers to send money.  (Sun Journal 1.27.2015)
  • A holding company formed by Mechanics Savings and Biddeford Savings seeking approval from regulatory agencies.  (PPH 2.4.2015)
  • Attorney General Janet Mills announces that Maine will receive $21.5 million from Standard & Poor in settlement for unfair and deceptive trade practices.  (BDN 1.4.2015)
Thursday
Dec182014

Financial Institutions . . . In the News

  • The FBI is asking for the public’s help through its tip line that targets public corruption starts up in Maine and other states.  (BDN 12.15.14)
  • Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen does not plan to raise rates in the first four months of 2015.  (PPH  12.18.14)
  • Rate hikes by Federal Reserve are not expected for immediate future.  (PPH 12.16.14)
  • $50 million in bonds approved by Maine voters await Governor release.  (The Bond Buyer 12.12.14)
  • Northeast Bank hired 9 experienced bankers to expand its small-business loan division that will issue millions of dollars across the country.  (PPH 12.11.14)
  • Sen. Elizabeth Warren, in opposition to the $1.1 trillion government funding bill, campaigned to defeat the bill.  (The Hill 12.10.14).
  • Consumers bullied out of millions by scammers claiming to be the police.  (BDN 11.24.14)