Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Belize Bank #524454
07/07/17 09:11 AM
07/07/17 09:11 AM
Joined: Jun 2007
Posts: 8
OHIO USA
S
Sooner Offline OP
.
Sooner  Offline OP
S
I have been told by Belize Bank that they will no longer take checks from US banks for deposits into their accounts. Are other banks in Belize also doing this?

Re: Belize Bank [Re: Sooner] #524457
07/08/17 04:48 AM
07/08/17 04:48 AM
Joined: Dec 2006
Posts: 13,523
San Pedro Belize
elbert Offline
.
elbert  Offline
No, just Belize Bank. I don't know why Belize Bank is having more difficulty than the other banks with the new regulations imposed by the US but it seems major.
I've used Belize bank for 25 years and like the bank, the people and how they did personal service but the US seems to have screwed them up and now it's all up hill trying to do business with them. Online is a total mess and a fail, they are asking for unreasonable detailed paperwork from their customers who now need to reapply for existing accounts and now changing account numbers for all accounts has added more of a mess.
I was surprised when the US Embassy advised me to use Atlantic Bank.

Re: Belize Bank [Re: Sooner] #524469
07/08/17 12:47 PM
07/08/17 12:47 PM
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 190
K
katzgar Offline
.
katzgar  Offline
K
Here is some background on whats going on but it is a year old. https://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/aug/02/lord-ashcrofts-belize-bank-hit-wave-withdrawals-bbi offshore banking has long been a mainstay (Lord Ashcroft) of brit banking and the US is slowly closing it down.

Last edited by katzgar; 07/08/17 12:49 PM.

Links
Portofino Resort- Now with a new BEACH BAR!!
Click for excellent scuba lessons with Elbert Greer!
Chaa Creek is an award-winning luxury Belize Resort, rated as one of the worlds best Eco Lodges. We are a pioneer in adventure travel to Belize since 1981!
Maruba Beach Klub and Spa is the premiere Secret Beach spa and restaurant located on the crystal blue waters of the Caribbean Sea at the center of Secret Beach, Belize
First Class Accommodations for the Budget Traveler
First Class Accommodations for the Budget Traveler

Things to do
Specials & Events
Calendar
SPTB Calendar of Events

News
Daily News
Daily Weather

Classified Ads
BelizeNews.com
San Pedro Sun
Ambergris Today
SP Town Council
Channel 7
Channel 5
Amandala
ReefTV
Love FM
The Reporter
PLUS TV
TV Newscasts
Radio Stations

Click for our
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
To Get Your Questions Answered

Event Guides
Event Calendar
Specials & Events
Things to Do
SanPedroScoop
Cayo Event Calendar

Blogs
San Pedro Scoop!
Tia Chocolate
Tacogirl
My Beautiful Belize
I-Travel Belize
Belize Adventure
Belize Hub
Romantic Travel
Belize Happy Adventures
Conch Creative
Caribbean Culture & Lifestyle
More Blogs...
Search thousands of Belizean-only websites
White Sands Dive Shop - 5 Star PADI Dive Facility - Daily diving, SCUBA instruction and Snorkeling
Caribbean Inspired All Natural Condiments & Spice Blends, Over 100 are Gluten Free!
We handle all aspects of the purchase of your Real Estate in Belize. From in depth property searches to your final closing.
Click for Ian Anderson's Caves Branch, Welcome to a World of Adventure
Lil Alphonse has snorkel equipment to fit anyone as well as Marine Park Tickets and flotation devices to assist those not as experienced.
Coastal Xpress offers a daily scheduled ferry run to most resorts, restaurants and private piers on the island of Anbergris Caye. We also offer  private and charter water taxi service.
August
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31
Cayo Espanto
Click for Cayo Espanto, and have your own private island
More Links
Click for exciting and adventurous tours of Belize with Katie Valk!
ShoutChat Box
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 94 guests, and 0 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Forum Statistics
Forums44
Topics77,587
Posts496,363
Members20,189
Most Online7,413
Nov 7th, 2021



AmbergrisCaye.com CayeCaulker.org HELP! Visitor Center Goods & Services San Pedro Town
BelizeSearch.com Message Board Lodging Diving Fishing Things to Do History
BelizeNews.com Maps Phonebook Belize Business Directory
BelizeCards.com Picture of the Day

The opinions and views expressed on this board are the subjective opinions of Ambergris Caye Message Board members
and not of the Ambergris Caye Message Board its affiliates, or its employees.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.1