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Re: US vs Overseas Banks
On Tue, 1 Aug 1995, Robert A. Hayden wrote:
> It's interesting to note that where I am (Mankato, Minnesota) I was able
> to open a checking account with NO ID what so ever. I just wrote down a
> name and address (which is a P.O. box, BTW) and the next wee I had a box
> of checks (free) and a ATM card (also free).
> Of course, this bank has been criticized for being somewhat lax on who
> they give accounts to, but the point still stands. I could have been
> anybody, and give any false address. *shrug*
Why should they give a damn who you are? IMO, it's none of their
business. Hell, they're making $$$ on *your* deposits, it's time they
stopped being such shits about it.
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