The Banco Santander announced this week to its customers that the maximum amount allowed to be transferred to the so-called "New Addressees" It will be $ 250,000.
Event occurs on the basis of increase fraud security The Internet and cyber attacks that last hit the banking industry.
By e-mail, the financial institution will notify its customers "measure to increase the level of protection of your transfers" according to the text.
This is explained by the Spanish corporation after 1 business day, it can be returned to the same recipient with the maximum amount allowed for all transfers, which reaches 5 million USD.
The purpose of the event is to prevent potential theft of bank data used to empty client accounts and complement the initiative used by the Credit History and Investment Bank (BCI) for some time.
With a statement from Santander joins BCI with the other institutions because in this area, banks have been required to implement this type of measure throughout the entire industry, and even the possibility of electronic transfers is no longer relevant.