Barrett, who worked at Nationwide's branch on Cambridge Street, Glasgow, was caught when internal checks turned up a handwritten cheque for pounds 9229 being drawn on a closed account
Sometime in April of this year, I got some calls from a guy claiming that I had an unpaid balance of Dhs4,000 on my closed account
with the old bank.
A closed account
can lower your score because you'll have less available credit.
Mr Aaronberg said six worthless cheques drawn on a closed account
were first paid into the company.
After closing, government agencies cannot use funds from the closed account
for any purpose.
Thanks to the modern world of paper, I had the cancelled check, and, after a period of time, I found Advanta had credited the payment to a closed account
in my name.
The automated check deposit system does not handle checks returned for other reasons, such as a stop-payment order or a closed account
Mark Bainbridge used cheques from a closed account
in the name of Midwest Mortgage Management to buy goods worth a total of PS12,176 in April and May last year.
Maureen Brown, Huntington Bank's public relations director, said she had investigated the closed account
reports but could not comment on customer relationships per bank policy.
Brown used a business cheque book from a closed account
to rip off a total of pounds 10,474.
Even responsible consumers are discovering that a lowered limit or a closed account
can impact their credit score for years.
For tax reasons, documents like account statements and 1099s associated with the closed account
must be kept on file.