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Banks suck!

Post by soup » Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:01 pm

I'm trying to open a friggin bank account and ABA has asked for a picture and a social security number. I'm not interested in being in a database or any other shit. Maybank wants a work permit, even though I have retirement visa. :facepalm:

Anyone know of a bank that is a bit more relaxed?
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Re: Banks suck!

Post by AndyKK » Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:24 pm

soup wrote:
Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:01 pm
I'm trying to open a friggin bank account and ABA has asked for a picture and a social security number. I'm not interested in being in a database or any other shit. Maybank wants a work permit, even though I have retirement visa. :facepalm:

Anyone know of a bank that is a bit more relaxed?
What City is this in?
I had problems over two years ago, at the Maybank in Battambang. They asked me for business address and licence, plus some tax form because I had a EB visa. I did not have no problem with ABA. Just had to show passport and visa, rent agreement.
Another Cambodian bank I am with, had me sign so many forms due to the, or some American tax agreement.
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Re: Banks suck!

Post by bangkokhooker » Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:31 pm

Are you a yank?
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Re: Banks suck!

Post by AndyKK » Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:42 pm

Are you asking me or the original poster? I am not a Yank. But it did not seem to matter to the bank manager what nationality I was, even on my British passport showed this. It made no difference. They just told me all nationalities had to sign the forms.
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Re: Banks suck!

Post by prahocalypse now » Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:54 pm

soup wrote:
Thu Oct 19, 2017 12:01 pm
I'm trying to open a friggin bank account... I'm not interested in being in a database...
:?
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Re: Banks suck!

Post by Cruisemonkey » Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:05 pm

I can't imagine Cambodian banks are worse than Chinese banks! Oh, the stories I have after six years...
You could be next.
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Re: Banks suck!

Post by prahocalypse now » Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:14 pm

Asking a bank to open an account for you but not keep any details in a database is about as stupid as asking the sperm bank to keep your deposit but not store your DNA.
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Re: Banks suck!

Post by AndyKK » Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:20 pm

^Having no money is like shooting blanks....................
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Re: Banks suck!

Post by Jerry Atrick » Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:40 pm

Last I checked, ABA was twenty dollar deposit, plus id and rental contract for residents or fiddy dollar and passports for non residents.
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Re: Banks suck!

Post by soup » Thu Oct 19, 2017 3:30 pm

prahocalypse now wrote:
Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:14 pm
Asking a bank to open an account for you but not keep any details in a database is about as stupid as asking the sperm bank to keep your deposit but not store your DNA.
Blo me!

Of course, I know this you miserable cunt.

I thought everyone knew making one's self vulnerable to identity theft in a third world country due to unnecessarily giving out unneeded information was par.

They didn't even ask this much in Panama.
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