Montana Banking Commissioner Leverages Tech to Modernize Regulation

MT Division of Banking Finalizes Investigation of Mr. Cooper’s Misconduct and Operational Weaknesses

Banking Commissioner Melanie Hall Named to FFIEC Committee

The FFIEC announced the selection of Melanie Hall to the State Liaison Committee. Hall’s term runs from May 1, 2020, through April 30, 2022. 

Fraud Alert: Unemployment Benefits Scam

Sophisticated fraud rings are operating a nationwide scheme taking advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to steal money in state unemployment benefits, including in Montana. The scammers file for unemployment benefits using data they have gained in other data hacks. Through these data breaches, they have obtained sensitive personally identifiable information belonging to their victims, including names, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, and social security numbers. The unemployment benefits are deposited into the victim’s account, or another account, and the scammers have the money forwarded to them. 

Check on the status of your Economic Impact Payment

The best way to check on the status of your Economic Impact Payment is via the IRS website: Please note that due to the unprecedented volume of users, this is putting a strain on many websites and applications.



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