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Active Alerts

  • September 18, 2018: Consumer Alert Regarding DigitalBank
  • April 5, 2018: ALERT: Fraudulent Emails Purporting To Be From Finance Commission of Texas Involving Fictitious Invitation to Bid
  • January 5, 2018: Consumer Alert -  AriseBank Purports to be a Bank and Soliciting Funds Online Through a Cryptocurrency Investment Scheme

Previous Alerts

Press Releases

  • January 16, 2019: Banking Commissioner Names Daniel Frasier as Director of Bank and Trust Supervision
  • December 4, 2018: National Day of Mourning for President George H. W. Bush
  • November 30, 2018: Department Receives Sixth Consecutive Accreditation from CSBS

Previous Press Releases

 

Industry Notices

  • May 16, 2018: BSA Customer Due Diligence Requirements for Financial Institutions Now in Effect
  • March 26, 2018: Preparing for the Implementation of the Current Expected Credit Losses (CECL) Methodology
  • December 4, 2017: Business E-mail Compromise Workshop Presented by the FBI, U.S. Secret Service, MS-ISAC, REN-ISAC, R-CISC, and Symantec

Previous Industry Notices

 

Testimony

  • February 14, 2019: Commissioner provide testimony to House Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee
  • April 24, 2018: Commissioner and Deputy Commissioner provide testimony to House Investments and Financial Services.
  • January 31, 2018: Commissioner provides testimony to House Investments and Financial Services

Previous Testimony

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