Anita Doncaster Awarded The 50 Year Banker Award
Friday, 08 July 2011
Falcon International Bank would like to congratulate Anita Doncaster in recognition of her 50 years of dedicated service to banking. Anita’s impressive career begins at the teller line as the first female teller in Laredo. Since then, she has advanced to financial service representative, real estate lending, assistant cashier, and assistant vice-president. Anita retired briefly in 1998 but resumed her career in banking soon thereafter. Anita is currently vice-president and international officer at Laredo’s Downtown Branch. Falcon Bank would like to commend Anita for her enthusiasm and commitment to her profession. Congratulations Anita!
Elizabeth Sanchez was recongnized as June's Banker of the Month
Friday, 08 July 2011
Elizabeth Sanchez was recognized as the Banker of the Month for June. Elizabeth is a loan assistant in the newly formed loan workout department at the headquarters. Elizabeth has been with the Falcon family for five years.
Natalie Campos has been named Falcon's Banker of the Month for April
Thursday, 23 June 2011
Natalie Campos was recognized as the Banker of the Month for April. Natalie is the back-up head teller at the headquarters and has been with the Falcon family for three years.
Falcon Recognizes Karina Perez as May's Banker of the Month
Wednesday, 08 June 2011
Karina Perez was recognized as the Banker of the Month for May. Karina is an administrative assistant in human resources at the headquarters. Karina has been with the Falcon family for five years.
Fraudulent E-Mails Claiming to Be From the FDIC
Monday, 06 June 2011
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) has received numerous reports of fraudulent e-mails that have the appearance of being from the FDIC.
The e-mails appear to be sent from various "@fdic.gov" e-mail addresses, such as "
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They have subject lines that read: "FDIC: Your business account" or "FDIC: About Your Business Account."
The e-mails are addressed to "Business Customer" or "Business Owner" and state "We have important information about your bank" or "…financial institution." They then ask recipients to "Please click here to find details."
They conclude with, "This includes information on the acquiring bank (if applicable), how your accounts and loans are affected, and how vendors can file claims against the receivership."
These e-mails and the link included are fraudulent and were not sent by the FDIC. Recipients should consider the intent of these e-mails as an attempt to collect personal or confidential information, or to load malicious software onto end users' computers. Recipients should NOT access the link provided within the body of the e-mails and should NOT, under any circumstances, provide any personal financial information through this media.
Financial institutions and consumers should be aware that other subject lines and modifications to the e-mails may occur over time. The FDIC does not directly contact consumers in this manner nor does the FDIC request personal financial information from consumers.
For your reference, FDIC Special Alerts may be accessed from the FDIC's Website at www.fdic.gov/news/news/SpecialAlert/2011/index.html. To learn how to automatically receive FDIC Special Alerts through email, please visit www.fdic.gov/about/subscriptions/index.html.
Questions related to federal deposit insurance or consumer issues should be submitted to the FDIC using an online form that can be accessed at http://www2.fdic.gov/starsmail/index.asp.