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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 , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Business Ethics Speaker – Chuck Gallagher – Wrongfully Featured Mortgage Fraud Article in the Charlotte Observer!

As a business ethics and white collar crime speaker, I find that I receive invitations from around the country to talk about one of the hottest forms of white collar crime – MORTGAGE FRAUD. Rarely has this seen this much attention! I speak on it. I write about it. I blog on the topic weekly. So I am used to publicity related to my speaking events.

Imagine, however, my surprise when I receive an e-mail from an “unnamed source” who told me that my picture was on the front page of the Charlotte Observer in a Mortgage Fraud article. “Cool,” I thought guessing that somehow I must have been quoted or someone had seen a presentation.

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