In a world that has become increasingly aware of the importance of social media, it is difficult to find ways to stay connected to what we need to be aware of. We all have a Facebook page at one point or another. A blog, a Facebook group or a Twitter account? These are all viable ways to stay connected to what we need to be aware of.
The other day I was reading some of the recent news about the recent death of a former co-worker when he had a conversation with a security officer about it. We had a conversation about this man, so we decided to get some real news coverage.
When I was on the phone with the officer, I started asking questions like, “Do you think you can trust this guy?” Or maybe, “If you can’t trust him, let’s just have him go to jail.” The officer then said, “No, I can’t.
This is not a new idea, yet it’s still being used. The idea that police officers can trust each other is not new. Just a few years ago, it was called “the trust model.” But now, it’s more like you can trust your cop to look out for you, but not trust your cop to look out for you when you’re in a crisis.
If you can trust your police officers, you can trust your bank officer to say your account is safe, or your car mechanic to fix your problem, but not your bank officer to trust you to open your account. You can trust the person who buys your car to tell you if the check is good, but not the person who buys your bank account.
So now, banks have their own system, called the trust model. The idea is that a bank officer will always look out for you, but they have to trust your bank officer to say that you can open your account. There are a few different models to choose from, but the one we use is the one most banks use.
Banks are not always this honest. They don’t always tell you the truth about your account before you can open it, they can be a little shady about who you can open account with, and they can also be more dishonest with their own staff. Since you have to choose this bank and they have to trust you, the first thing they’re going to do is make you fill out a form to make sure your address is correct, make sure your Social Security number is correct, and so forth.
The other thing banks do is they use fraud protection. This is not just putting a fraud alert on your account. This is using a software program called a “swap-cap.” This software is designed to limit the amount of money that a bank can move in and out of your account.
In other words, this swap-cap software can be used to steal money from your account. The bank then prints up a money-order (that is, a check) for you to deposit the stolen funds into a new account. The software has you fill out a form asking you to complete a few other forms and then it puts a check on your account for you to sign. The check is drawn from your account and then an account that you use to store your money gets a new number.
This is a rather new service that is available to you to use, but it’s an easy way to steal money from your bank account. There are a number of banks that offer this service, and many of them will accept the money orders if you provide a copy of your bank statement and a copy of your account statement. If you get caught using this service, you could lose your bank account.