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Bankbook

A ledger or book on which a depositor at a bank records all transactions in one's account, such as deposits, withdrawals and interest payments. It is also called a passbook.
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In cases where bankbooks are stolen, the rules would oblige banks to fully reimburse depositors if the holders of the bankbooks are not at fault.
Depositors at former Fukuoka City Bank needed to arrange for the integrated bank to issue new bankbooks starting Tuesday, they said.
Customers with bankbooks of the Bank of Kansai will be able to use the same bankbooks after the computer integration.
The introduction of the new account, called ''Bio Security Deposit,'' is designed to prevent stealers of other people's bankbooks, seals or cash cards from withdrawing money, the bank said.
Former DKB customers were unable to use their cash cards or bankbooks at ATMs located at former Fuji Bank branches and vice versa.
Former DKB customers were unable to use their cash cards or bankbooks at ATMs located at former Fuji Bank branches, while former Fuji Bank customers were also unable to use their cash cards at ATMs located at former IBJ.
The two opened five of the accounts in September 1995 and the remaining four in December the same year, acquiring bankbooks and cash cards in each case, according to the indictment.
Yoshio Harada, 53, a former vice president of Nara Sagawa Express, and Koichi Ueda, 48, former president of a Nara Sagawa affiliate, are suspected of fraudulently acquiring bankbooks and cash cards in September 1995 by opening bank accounts under the names of five police officers without their knowledge.
According to investigations, Harada and Ueda opened bank accounts under the name of five Nara police officers without their permission or knowledge, and then fraudulently acquired bankbooks and cash cards in September 1995.
Since January, Sumitomo and Sakura have stopped charging commission when the other's depositors withdraw money from their ATMs, but other services such as making deposits and renewing bankbooks have not been available so far.
The ministry said the 70% goal was cleared last month partly because post offices across the nation began waging a campaign two months ago asking savers to re-deposit money at those maturing accounts by having them bring in deposit certificates -- the postal-savings equivalents of bankbooks -- for procedures necessary to issue new certificates for re-deposited money.
The troubles included printing incorrect dates on bankbooks, and automated teller machines (ATMs) not displaying data, it said.