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

  • Correspondent Banking

    A relationship entered into between a small bank and a big bank in which the big bank provides a number of deposit, lending, and other services.

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  • Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)

    Electronic funds transfer or EFT refers to the computer-based systems used to perform financial transactions electronically. An EFT is the electronic exchange or transfer of money from one account to another, either within the same...

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