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Businesses complain that banks are acting like businesses

A shocking report exposing large Banks as centres of sharp business practices has been published. Other not-so-sharp businesses complained ‘We thought they were just there to give us the money. Then they asked for it back. The government should do something.’

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Posted: Nov 28th, 2013
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Hackers regret raiding Barclays as accounts get emptied

vulture capitalism at its finestCyber criminals who hacked a branch of Barclays bank have now given themselves up in the face of catastrophic losses on their account. The scam was running like clockwork after the gang initially succeeded breaking into the system and stealing £1.3 million of customers’ money. However, things started to go wrong after an unsolicited call from Barclays investment arm offering to double their money through derivatives trading.

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Posted: Sep 22nd, 2013
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Banks to re-introduce old names in an attempt to gain trust

High streets now expect to see the return of names such as Midland, Woolwich, Abbey National, Alliance & Leicester, Bradford & Bingley, and the National & Provincial Bank.

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Posted: Sep 10th, 2013
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Customers grateful for latest Important Changes to Your Account letter from bank

Though seemingly routine and innocuous, the blandly worded statements about what appear to be mundane banking procedures actually contain deadly hidden threats.

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Posted: Jul 27th, 2013
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Royal Bank of Scotland to be sold to Betfred.com

Royal Bank of Scotland, 65% owned by UK taxpayers, is to be sold to the online gambling organisation Betfred.com, it has been announced. The exact details of the deal are yet to be revealed, but it is understood that only a nominal payment will be made to ‘take it off your hands, gov.’

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Posted: Apr 25th, 2013
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