Thursday, August 02, 2007

Another Financial Institution Adopts PBT Check Cashing

West Texas National Bank Adopts Pay By Touch Biometric Check Cashing Service

Paycheck Secure™ powered by Pay By Touch speeds transactions and increases fraud protection for consumers in Midland Texas

MIDLAND, TX AND SAN FRANCISCO, CA – West Texas National Bank today announced that it has adopted Pay By Touch's biometric check cashing service. Paycheck Secure™ powered by Pay By Touch lets consumers use a finger scan to quickly and securely identify themselves to cash a government or payroll check.

West Texas National Bank introduced the innovative check cashing service through its branch location adjacent to the new Town and Country Convenience Store at I-20 and Rankin Highway.
Paycheck Secure powered by Pay By Touch is fast and easy to use.

To enroll, customers visit West Texas National Bank, where a bank employee will check their government-issued ID, scan their fingerprint and take a digital photograph. The one-time enrollment takes only minutes, and thereafter the customer need only place his/her finger on a scanner at the branch location to safely and securely cash checks.

"We are thrilled to be the first bank to bring this innovative service to Midland, and are pleased to provide check cashers with a secure environment in order to conveniently and quickly cash their checks," said Jerry Rogers, Chief Operating Officer of West Texas National Bank.

"Pay By Touch's secure and easy check-cashing solution helps West Texas National Bank attract new customers," said John Rogers, Founder and Executive Chairman of Pay By Touch.

"Paycheck Secure powered by Pay By Touch can help banks generate additional non-interest, fee-based revenue while decreasing the risk of fraud and meeting applicable regulatory compliance requirements."

For additional information about the Paycheck Secure service, visit

About West Texas National BankWest Texas National Bank ( is an intrastate bank headquartered in Midland, Texas. The company's mission is to provide outstanding banking services for loyal customers in West Texas while increasing the long-term value of its owners' investment. WTNB was chartered in 2000 and is a result of a merger between three independent banks. The bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of First West Texas Bancshares, Inc. (FWTBS), a one-bank holding company located in Midland, Texas.

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