February 2005
Bank Technology News;Feb2005, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p30
Trade Publication
Reports on the restriction imposed by Citizens Bank of Nevada County concerning the use of mobile phones in its five branches in California. Purpose of the policy in preventing the occurrence of identity theft inside the bank; Fear of the financial firm that mobile phones with built-in cameras might be used to snap photographs of sensitive documents; Notification given to customers and branch employees for the implementation of the bank's policy.


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