By operation of the federal law, beginning January 1, 2013, funds deposited in a non interest-bearing transaction account (including an Interest on Lawyer Trust Account) no longer will receive unlimited deposit insurance coverage by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). Beginning January 1, 2013, all of a depositor’s accounts at an insured depository institution, including all noninterest-bearing transaction accounts, will be insured by the FDIC up to the standard maximum deposit insurance amount ($250,000), for each deposit insurance ownership category.
For more information about FDIC insurance coverage of transaction accounts, visit the FDIC website.
Please contact the bank at (614) 310-7200 if you have questions.
The Unlawful Internet Gambling enforcement Act (UIGEA) of 2006 prohibits any person engaged in the business of betting or wagering, as defined in the Act, from knowingly accepting payments in connection with the participation of another person in unlawful Internet gambling. The Department of the Treasury and the Federal Reserve Board have issued a joint final rule, Regulation GG, to implement this Act.
As defined in Reg GG, unlawful Internet gambling means to place, receive or otherwise knowingly transmit a bet or wager by any means which involves the use, at least in part, of the Internet where such a bet or wager is unlawful under any applicable Federal or State law or tribal lands in which the bet or wager is initiated, received or otherwise made.
As a customer of Columbus First Bank, unlawful Internet gambling transactions are prohibited from being processed through your account or banking relationship. Columbus First Bank will not open accounts for customers engaged in any Internet gambling business, including legal Internet gambling businesses.
Contact Columbus First Bank at (614) 310-7200 for additional information regarding Reg GG.