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#391647 - 11/02/10 11:34 PM Scotiabank Notice
MisterB266 Offline
I'll post this in case it affects anyone who might have missed the notice in the newspaper.

Here's the text from a Scotiabank notice placed in The Reporter newspaper a week or two ago ...

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NOTICE

The Management of Scotiabank (Belize) International Ltd. advises its intention to wind-up its operation, and regretfully, will no longer continue to provide banking services to non-residents of Belize.

This decision was made in line with the Bankís strategic plan.

Customers are asked to contact the Bank immediately to make arrangements for the orderly settlement of their account(s).

We thank you for the opportunity to continue serving you through our affiliated company, Scotiabank (Belize) Ltd.

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#391648 - 11/02/10 11:42 PM Re: Scotiabank Notice [Re: MisterB266]
elbert Offline
Got that , and I'm a citizen and pulling out.
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#391655 - 11/03/10 12:14 AM Re: Scotiabank Notice [Re: MisterB266]
seashell Offline
What kind of 'strategic plan' provides for a reduction in customers?
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#391658 - 11/03/10 12:23 AM Re: Scotiabank Notice [Re: seashell]
SP Daily Offline
One that complies with international law!

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#391673 - 11/03/10 04:33 AM Re: Scotiabank Notice [Re: MisterB266]
seashell Offline
Hmm . . .to my mind that would be a "compliance" issue and not a "strategic plan".
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#391680 - 11/03/10 11:41 AM Re: Scotiabank Notice [Re: seashell]
Ernie B Offline
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#391749 - 11/03/10 05:32 PM Re: Scotiabank Notice [Re: MisterB266]
Phil Offline
Is Scotia Bank International the same as the regular Scotia Bank throughout Belize? I'm guessing it's their International Offshore Banking arm aimed at non Belizeans, like all the major Banks have.

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#391751 - 11/03/10 05:34 PM Re: Scotiabank Notice [Re: MisterB266]
collyk Offline
Nope. I called Scotia Bank branch in San Pedro yesterday. Scotia Bank International deal only with international accounts.
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#391758 - 11/03/10 06:54 PM Re: Scotiabank Notice [Re: MisterB266]
elbert Offline
Just when you think things couldn't get weirder!
I called the bank and they said the advertisement isn't worded correctly and that its only persons with US Dollar accounts!
This ad ran in the Reporter.
The Management of Scotiabank (Belize) International Ltd. advises its intention to wind-up its operation, and regretfully, will no longer continue to provide banking services to non-residents of Belize.
creates a great loss in faith. notrue?
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#391774 - 11/03/10 08:52 PM Re: Scotiabank Notice [Re: MisterB266]
Amanda Syme Offline
Scotiabank (Belize) International Bank is a separate entity from the Scotia Bank. The International bank only deals with foreign accounts in foreign currency. This does not affect the local Belize dollar and Belizean held bank accounts.

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