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Bank Or Mattress???

Discussion in 'Non-Vegas Chat' started by RedRiverRose, Sep 11, 2021.

  1. Catzilla

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    I make one payment a month by check. They refuse to take debit/credit cards due to the fee. Makes me crazy.

    I'm presuming the people who steal ATMs use stolen vehicles? Crashing your own car through a building to steal money doesn't seem very productive, unless you don't mind a few dents and scrapes.
     
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    I use them for things like medical bills, so I have an image of the payment, the account number, and the endorsement on the back. I do pay my rent by ACH, but that's just rent, it's the same amount every month
    Ha, you'd be surprised at how dumb our criminals are. Javier's once freaked out at me for getting up to go to the men's room without leaving a credit card and ID. Meanwhile, my pretty expensive laptop was sitting on the table. As if I'm going to leave behind a pricey laptop to run off without paying for a $28 quesadilla.
     
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    I bought a cash card at Walgreens for my friends baby shower and they grilled me into why I was buying it. I was okay with it after I thought about it and realized this
     
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    If scam protection is the reason, you would think the banks would be smart enough to either tell you why they're asking, so they don't appear simply nosy, or completely reword the statement to put the scam issue right out in the open upfront.
     
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    You make perfect sense. Bank Employers should include that in their Employee Trainings so that Bank Customers don't feel so off put and offended. A simple,"I'm asking you what this money is for because there are a lot of financial scams going on lately and I'm trying to help prevent that," is a lot different than a blunt,"What's this money for?" I'd be personally more comfortable with the former than the latter...
     
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    I agree. This makes a lot of sense. You hit the nail on the head. My intention was not to vilify the bank employee, it was just sharing the shock of being asked as it never occurred before (two weeks ago I wrote a check for $4500 at another branch and no questions or problems). Thanks for understanding.
     
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    I tell them I am buying a brand new Nunyagod. Then hope they ask me "whats a nunyagod?"
     
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    But, what is it? :D
     
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    dam business

    BTW: purposely mis-spelled Dam
     
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    My last bank that held my mortgage charged extra for paying via ACH or electronic check. Yeah it was only $2 or something but doesn't make electronic check/ACH make THEIR life easier too? Less expense of processing a paper mailed check? Anyway I just sent them the payment via online bill pay on the 5th every month to take advantage of the float/grace period. They missed out on having their payment 5 or more days sooner and their extra 2 bucks
     
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    People are bold nowadays. Audaciously bold nowadays. I hate to say this, but the guy who ended up trying to stop the ATM theft and ended up getting punched in his head was stupid. Recording ATM theft and making a police report would have been smarter. The Crime Partner who got hit by the ATM was stupid too. He should have been clear out of the way of the moving ATM.
     
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    i work for a large financial institution. I am not on the financial side of the business nor customer facing, but we are required by my employer to take the anti money laundering training. every year... $4500 is definitely not a trigger... $9k in sequential withdrawals or deposits ...trying to get around the 10k limit...also someone calling and saying they represent the client and then they put the client on the line.....stiff like that
     
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    I am curious if you (or anyone) knows how much time there needs to be between transactions so it doesn't become an issue. On my last trip I wanted to take $12,000 and I made 3 withdrawals of $4,000 each time I got paid, so over a 6 week period. Not sure if that was an issue or not.
     
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    Why don’t you apply for a line of credit at the casino. If you have good credit and enough in your account to cover you fill out a form. If approved, It’s easy you go up and give your players card and ID and ask for how much you want in that transaction, you sign a form. They give you the cash. You can pay back during the trip or they will debit that amount a week or two later. No need to go get cash from the bank or ATM.
     
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    Are you laundering money for the cartels? Your not because you stated “each time I got paid”.. The IRS does not care about your 12k.. It’s seasoned money..
     
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