Stories tagged: bank
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 12:05 p.m.
’A nightmare’: Banker tells tale of Latvian corruption
Latvia’s top banking official explained the “rules of the game” for successful banking in the small European country. His sidekick sat the owner of Norvik bank down, scribbling the sum …
Sun., Oct. 8, 2017
NerdWallet: Be your own bank guard if your account is at risk
The recent Equifax data breach highlights how consumer information is vulnerable and how that could put your financial accounts in danger.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 9:45 p.m.
‘Out for blood’: Man arrested in plan to bomb Oklahoma bank
A 23-year-old man who was “out for blood” when attempted to detonate what he believed was an explosives-laden van outside an Oklahoma bank in a plot similar to the deadly …
Fri., July 7, 2017, 10:56 a.m.
Police smash bank wall; free two trapped inside with suspect
Police smashed through a bank wall Friday afternoon and freed two people trapped inside with a man who claimed to have a bomb powerful enough to “take out the room.”
UPDATED: Mon., May 8, 2017, 6:09 p.m.
26 arrested as climate activists target JPMorgan Chase banks in Seattle
Seattle police said a total of 26 climate activists were arrested, many at their request, during demonstrations at several JPMorgan Chase bank locations in Seattle.
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 1:18 p.m.
Car Museum sues Tacoma over handling of federal loan
LeMay–America’s Car Museum has sued the city of Tacoma and its bank over the handling of a $3.6 million federal loan to finance the museum’s construction.
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016, 6:18 p.m.
Wells Fargo scandal puts focus on ‘clawbacks’ of executive compensation
When the Senate Banking Committee grills Wells Fargo & Co.’s chairman Tuesday about the banking giant’s sales scandal, look for the word “clawback” to come up more than once.
Thu., July 14, 2016, 12:55 p.m.
JPMorgan’s results beat forecasts as trading revenue jumps
NEW YORK – JPMorgan Chase & Co. reported solid second-quarter earnings Thursday as trading revenue jumped. The bank was also able to continue cutting expenses.
Fri., July 1, 2016, 1:16 p.m.
Security images show blood on robbery suspect’s sweatshirt
The Spokane County Sheriff’s Office has released images from security footage that clearly show a robbery suspect holding a gun Thursday at STCU’s South Valley branch.
Tue., March 15, 2016, 7:45 a.m.
Bangladesh bank chief quits amid $100 million hacking uproar
The head of Bangladesh’s central bank resigned Tuesday after hackers managed to divert $101 million from the country’s account with the Federal Reserve Bank in New York.
Wed., Dec. 24, 2014
Valley bank manager admits stealing money
A former Spokane Valley bank manager pleaded guilty Tuesday to embezzling more than $92,000 from the Banner Bank branch she oversaw by pilfering cash from the till and writing phony …
Mon., March 10, 2014, 12:49 p.m.
Spokane Police searching for bank robber
Spokane Police are looking for a man they say walked into a Banner Bank branch at a north Spokane grocery store and handed a teller a note demanding money. A …
Tue., Jan. 7, 2014
Rash of crimes in Spokane mars new year
For the second year in a row, Spokane detectives were kept on their toes by a string of post-New Year’s crime, which this year left one man shot dead, his …
Fri., Aug. 16, 2013, 6:36 p.m.
Bank robbery suspect considered armed and dangerous
A man suspected of robbing three banks in the last week is considered a serious threat to the community.
Fri., Aug. 9, 2013, 2:32 p.m.
Police searching for Banner Bank robber
Spokane Police are looking for a man suspected of robbing a Banner Bank in a north Spokane Safeway on Friday afternoon.
Thu., Jan. 26, 2012
Sterling posts $39 million profit
Sterling Financial Corp. earned a $39.1 million profit in 2011, continuing its turnaround from near-collapse during the height of the nation’s financial crisis. According to financial reports released Wednesday, Sterling’s …
Sat., Oct. 15, 2011
Washington Trust repays TARP debt
Washington Trust Bank has repaid its $110 million TARP obligation to the U.S. Treasury Department. At the same time, the Spokane-based bank borrowed $89.1 million from a different Treasury program …
Sat., Aug. 6, 2011
Regulators shut down Bank of Whitman
State regulators closed the Bank of Whitman on Friday night and sold the Colfax-based lender’s deposits and some assets to Columbia Banking System of Tacoma. The deal shutters 12 branches …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 5, 2011, 9:19 p.m.
Regulators shut down Bank of Whitman
State regulators closed the Bank of Whitman on Friday night and sold the Colfax-based lender’s deposits and some assets to Columbia Banking System of Tacoma.
Sun., Feb. 20, 2011
Famous Rockwell painting created for Spokane bank in ‘60s
On the eve of President’s Day, it’s worth remembering that one of the most famous paintings of Abraham Lincoln, by one of America’s most famous 20th century artists, Norman Rockwell, …
Fri., Oct. 23, 2009
Sterling’s loss near half-billion
Sterling Financial Corp. on Thursday reported a huge third-quarter loss of $463.7 million as it closes out the books on almost a decade of acquisitions that made the Spokane institution …
Thu., Oct. 15, 2009, 7:19 p.m.
Sterlings’ new execs say situation “manageable”
A day after Sterling Financial Corp.’s longtime leaders were ousted, the company’s new executives say they’re confident subsidiary Sterling Savings Bank can raise $300 million and meet other demands contained …
Fri., Jan. 30, 2009
Obama criticizes Wall Street pay
WASHINGTON – President Obama Thursday scolded Wall Street bankers who received millions of dollars in bonuses last year, calling the payouts “shameful” and chiding the executives for a lack of …
Thu., July 6, 1995
Stanton Wants To Upgrade Banking’s Image New President Of Washington Bankers Association Seeks Consensus Within Industry
Peter Stanton, newly elected president of the Washington Bankers Association, said he wants to boost the industry’s tattered image. Noting a survey released last month showing only 36 percent of …
Tue., July 4, 1995
Robber Holds Up North Side Bank
A man robbed a bank Monday afternoon in north Spokane, police said. A robber told a teller at U.S. Bank, 3909 N. Lincoln, that he had a weapon, said Dick …
Fri., June 30, 1995
House Panel Oks Bank Reform Bill
After a grueling debate, the House Banking Committee approved a broad deregulation bill Thursday that would exempt many banks from a major fair-lending law and permit banks to buy insurance …
Tue., June 20, 1995
First Union Plans Biggest Bank Deal
Edward E. Crutchfield, First Union chairman and chief executive officer, talks about the merger with First Fidelity. Photo by Associated Press
Thu., June 8, 1995
Seafirst Splits East Side Territory Two Bankers Named To Replace Retiring Executive Ric Odegard
Sun., June 4, 1995
New Regulations Target Telephone Sales Fraud
The Federal Trade Commission has prepared some new rules aimed at preventing telephone sales fraud and is asking for public comment. The agency said last week it wants to issue …
Fri., May 26, 1995
Some Idaho Homeowners May Be Entitled To Refunds
Thousands of Idaho homeowners may be entitled to refunds under new rules governing escrow accounts. On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development began enforcing rules giving homeowners …