Glossary

Red Flag Rules

The Red Flags Rules are part of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions (FACT) Act of 2003. Under these Rules, financial institutions and creditors with covered accounts must have identity theft prevention programs in place by November 1, 2008, to identify, detect, and respond to patterns, practices, or specific activities that could indicate identity theft.

Related Terms

  • Money Services Business (MSB)

    Money Services Business is a legal term defined by federal law and regulation. Part of a 1999 ruling revising the regulatory definitions of certain non-bank financial institutions for purposes of the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)....

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  • Previously Used Routing Number

    A routing number that was once the primary routing number for an institution and since replaced, but still accepted for payments.

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