MPs Push Agencies To Act On Forged Bank Signature Claims

By Lucia Osborne-Crowley (October 15, 2020, 11:54 AM BST) -- Lawmakers demanded answers on Thursday from the finance watchdog and the National Crime Agency about whether they have opened a probe into alleged criminal activity by bank staff after allegations that bankers have forged customers' signatures on documents.

Parliament's Treasury Committee asked the Financial Conduct Authority and the crime-fighting agency to give MPs an update on investigations into claims that bank staff are faking customers' signatures on documents in order to win cases in court.

Account-holders have reportedly lost their homes and gone bankrupt as a result of the criminal activity, which the police commissioner for Thames Valley in south east...

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