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Business Ethics Alive in Small Banks – Strong Ethics Equal Healthy Banks

It’s easy to become cynical when all you hear in the media is bad news.  But not all news is bad.  In a recent CNN article there was some refreshing comments from small, but healthy, banks.  They were making loans and, for the most part, it was business as usual.

Here are some comments from the article:

Conservative lending practices seem to be a common denominator among banks that have remained strong and stable during the current banking crisis, and those banks are still making loans.

Healthy Banks: Peoples Bank President Todd McKee, left, chats with customer Tommy McVay on Friday in Lubbock, Texas.

Peoples Bank President Todd McKee, left, chats with customer Tommy McVay on Friday in Lubbock, Texas.

Peoples Bank President Todd McKee, left, chats with customer Tommy McVay on Friday in Lubbock, Texas.

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Posted by Chuck Gallagher in Banks, Business and Personal Ethics, ethics, Financial Crisis, Freddie Mac, Government Bail Out, Loan Fraud, mortgage fraud, New Website and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Student Loan Fraud – Ethics Speaker Chuck Gallagher Comments – Choices and Consequences

Student loan fraud. Every choice has a consequence.  Sometimes the consequence follows a series of choices that lead a disastrous outcome.  At other times there is no series of small simple choices that keep building, rather, the choice is like diving into a pool off the high dive – once you’ve taken the plunge there is no turning back.

Melissa Renee Heggie, Marvin R. Heggie, Travis Hunter and Derrick King, all of North Carolina were indicted for their roles in a substantial student loan fraud scheme.

Student Loan Fraud

Student Loan Fraud.

 

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Posted by Chuck Gallagher in Choices and Consequences, Fraud Pure and Simple, Loan Fraud, New Website, prison, white collar crime and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,