ATMs http://www.kplu.org en ATM fee for welfare recipients could be a thing of the past http://www.kplu.org/post/atm-fee-welfare-recipients-could-be-thing-past OLYMPIA, Wash. – The 85-cent ATM fee that JPMorgan Chase charges Washington welfare clients could soon be a thing of the past. The state hopes to have a deal by the end of the month with JPMorgan on a new, lower cost contract for electronic benefits.<p>We first reported on the 85-cent fee because JPMorgan Chase wasn’t disclosing it at ATM machines. Now the fee is disclosed. But critics say it amounts to a tax on the poor.<p>For months Washington has been renegotiating its contract with JPMorgan. Fri, 23 Mar 2012 19:22:54 +0000 Austin Jenkins 4548 at http://www.kplu.org ATM fee for welfare recipients could be a thing of the past ATM skimming scams on the rise http://www.kplu.org/post/atm-skimming-scams-rise <p>If you&rsquo;ve ever used a cash machine, here&rsquo;s something you should be aware of. The Justice Department has disrupted one of the largest debit and credit card skimming rings on the West Coast.</p> Tue, 20 Sep 2011 17:54:39 +0000 Paula Wissel 2682 at http://www.kplu.org ATM skimming scams on the rise Chase seeks veto of fee disclosure http://www.kplu.org/post/chase-seeks-veto-fee-disclosure <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &ndash; JP Morgan Chase, the second largest bank in the country, is lobbying Gov. Chris Gregoire to line-item veto a requirement that the bank alert Washington cash assistance clients of an ATM fee the bank charges.</p><p> Tue, 07 Jun 2011 17:16:23 +0000 Austin Jenkins 1800 at http://www.kplu.org Chase bank collecting hundreds of thousands in ATM fees from welfare clients http://www.kplu.org/post/chase-bank-collecting-hundreds-thousands-atm-fees-welfare-clients <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-967715.mp3</p><p>Public records show JP Morgan Chase is collecting more than $100,000 a month in ATM fees from welfare recipients in Washington. But the bank doesn&#39;t disclose the fee at the cash machine. This is happening at the same time the state has cut the monthly benefit for families on welfare and individuals in the <a href="http://hrsa.dshs.wa.gov/gaumc/">Disability Lifeline</a> program. Mon, 09 May 2011 17:57:40 +0000 Austin Jenkins 1556 at http://www.kplu.org Chase bank collecting hundreds of thousands in ATM fees from welfare clients