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Banking with the enemy

Interesting, if not entirely surprising, snippet from the strategic innovations in payments systems panel discussion here at EBAday.

Lee Fulmer, currently with IBM, revealed that in his previous life at Hbos he refused to bank with his employer. He didn't like the products offered and so banked with the rival HSBC.

Understandably the panellists who work at banks weren't as forthcoming about their arrangements (although in fairness they weren't asked the question) but I'm sure Fulmer's case is far from unique.

So, are there any Finextra members who work, or used to work, for banks, with similar tales to tell?


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Paul Penrose
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Paul Penrose - Finextra - London 01 July, 2009, 14:08Be the first to give this comment the thumbs up 0 likes

What about Victor Blank, chairman of Lloyds, who had £455,000 pilfered from his premier savings account at....Barclays Bank.

Barclays worker jailed for stealing £455,000 from Lloyds chairman
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