Rulings

  1. Lying about diplomas to employer

    1 May 2019
    Professional ban

    TRB-2019-3878.  A bank employee lied to his employer about certain diplomas he had claimed to possess. The employee also falsified an email. The bank filed a complaint. The Disciplinary Commission judged the transgression to be a serious breach of the Banker's Oath and imposed a professional ban of nine months. The name of the (former) employee was added to the names registery.

  2. Uploading confidential data to a personal cloud outside the bank; reprimand

    16 April 2019
    Reprimand

    CvB TRB-2019-3868. A certified individual appealed a decision by the Disciplinary Commission of December 19, 2018. 

  3. Copying and falsifying signatures; 61 professional bans

    3 April 2019
    Professional ban

    The Disciplinary Commission imposed professional bans on 61 bank employees. They all worked at the same department that dealt with mortgage applications at the same bank and copied or falsified signatures of clients in order to speed up or bypass a part of the procedure. Since the cases were largely comparable, the Prosecutor's Office brought all cases before the Disciplinary Commission in one procedure.

  4. Complaints rejected as persons not under Banker's Oath

    19 March 2019

    TRB-2018-3976/4258/4259/4260.

  5. Reaving a client's debit card, aiding or abetting fraud

    6 February 2019
    Professional ban

    TRB-2019-3969.  A bank employee reaved a client's bank debit card after learning the client's personal PIN code. The employee then raised the maximum withdrawal limit of the card to €10.000. An until now unknown person late at night then withdrew €5.500 from the client's bank account. The bank fired the (temporary) employee, filed criminal charges and also filed a complaint with the Foundation for Banking Ethics Enforcement. The Disciplinary Commission imposed a six month professional ban.

  6. Reaving a client's wallet

    6 February 2019
    Professional ban

    TRB-2019-3946.  A bank employee took - and did not return - a client's wallet, which the client had left at the employee's office. The Prosecutor's Office sought a reprimand, but the Disciplinary Commission imposed a three month professional ban.

  7. Office computer used for private means

    19 December 2018
    Reprimand

    TRB 2018-3862. A bank employee used an internet search machine on his office computer to search for pornographic material. The employee also visited websites for private use, such as news websites about football. The Disciplinary Commission ruled that the conduct was in breach of the Banker's Oath and imposed a reprimand. The employee's name was added to the names registry.

  8. Copying and taking home private financial data of a client

    19 December 2018
    Professional ban

    TRB-2018-3866.  A bank employee copied private financial data about a client's pension plans onto two USB memory sticks and took them home. Later, one of the sticks was lost inside the bank's office building and found by a colleague, who reported the individual to management. Management then filed a complaint with the Foundation for Banking Ethics Enforcement. The Disciplinary Commission ruled that the incident constituted a serious breach of the Banker's Oath and imposed a professonial ban of 9 months. The individual's name was added to the names registry.

  9. Uploading confidential data to a personal cloud outside the bank

    19 December 2018
    Professional ban

    TRB-2018-3868.   An individual was caught uploading confidential data to a personal private cloud server. His employer filed a complaint. The Disciplinary Commission ruled the trangression a serious breach of the Banker's Oath and imposed a professional ban of 12 months. The individual's name was added to the names registry.

  10. Viewing private financial data of clients without proper cause

    19 December 2018
    Professional ban

    TRB-2018-3880.  A bank employee viewed private financial data of a number of people, including family members, colleagues and neighbours, without proper cause. His bank filed a complaint against him. The Disciplinary Commission ruled the transgressions a serious breach of the Banker's Oath and imposed a professional ban of 4 months. The individual's name was added to the names registry.

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