IN FEBRUARY TalkTalk admitted they had suffered a major data breach in which account numbers
, addresses and phone numbers fell into the hands of criminals.
Current account charges and fees could be slashed, saving customers PS5billion, if banks allow us to keep account numbers
when switching, according to a report produced by comparethemarket.
The banks and the account numbers
are: State Bank of India -- BH10SBIN02701587120001, BBK -- 100000358458.
The daily's report also included the account numbers
of those clients of the state bank due to whom the bad loans of the bank increased.
Depositors will be able to notify the account numbers
through various channels such as office and internet solution.
Recently, Modo was issued United States patent number 8,751,380 covering one time use virtual payment account numbers
used for payment during merchant to consumer interactions, specifically during in-store purchase transactions.
The bank said that it has launched a smart phone based product, Emirates NBD mePay, a money transfer service that allows an account holder at the bank to transfer money to another customer using mobile numbers instead of account numbers
They had been sent SMS messages on 10 July 2013 and onwards inviting them to enter their bank account numbers
in the Ministry's website.
In the second phase, IBAN account numbers
will be operationally used (capturing, recognition, processing, validation, transfer) both for domestic as well as for international financial transactions by June, 2013.
All commercial banks in Bahrain today (January 31) adopted International Bank Account Numbers
(IBAN) on their cheque books, which makes the kingdom the 55th country to join this system.
In line with international best practices, the Central Bank of the UAE had started the process earlier this year whereby banks and financial institutions were directed to create a new IT system within their institutions to issue the International Bank Account Numbers
as a standard for identifying all bank accounts in the country.
In response to another question about the minors who do not have bank account numbers
, Mansoori said that all banks have expressed their willingness to open accounts for the minors, adding that their guardians need to visit the bank, open an account in the minor's name, fill out the required forms and sign them on behalf of the minor.