About One-Third Of BankAtlantic Workers To Lose JobsAbout one-third of Bank Atlantic’s employees will lose their jobs as early as October.
Regulators Approve Sale Of BankAtlantic To NC-Based BB&TOne more Florida landmark is about to disappear from the horizon with Tuesday's approval by federal banking regulators of the sale of hometown BankAtlantic to North Carolina-based BB&T. Most of the nearly 80 BankAtlantic branches will get the new name by the end of the year, but still unknown is how many jobs will be lost by the sale.
Teen Who Bragged Of Deerfield Bank Robbery Arrested In TennesseeA former Pompano Beach man believed to have robbed a Deerfield Beach branch of BankAtlantic Wednesday was arrested almost a thousand miles away Thursday in a small Tennessee town.
BankAtlantic Parent Company Accused Of Misleading InvestorsThe parent company of one of Florida's biggest banks is coming under fire for allegedly duping investors as real estate loans took a turn for the worse in 2007.
BB&T To Expand Presence In South FloridaBB&T Corp. plans to expand its presence in South Florida by acquiring nearly five and half billion in healthy loans, deposits and bank branches from BankAtlantic.
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Artist Brings "Home" A Special Message To Local StudentsA local artist with a commitment to the class room hopes his art will give his students a voice.
Former Hialeah Cop Rolando Bolaños Jr. JailedAn ex-Hialeah cop and son of former Hialeah Police Chief Rolando Bolaños surrendered at the Miami-Dade jail Tuesday, to begin serving a 364 day sentence for strong armed robbery.
BankAtlantic Lays Off Dozens Of EmployeesSouth Florida financial staple BankAtlantic announced Friday it laid off 75 workers, or 6 percent of it's workforce, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel is reporting.
FBI Seeking Miami Bank RobberThe FBI is asking for assistance in finding the man who allegedly robbed a Miami BankAtlantic branch Saturday.The man walked into the BankAtlantic at 2375 SW 122nd Avenue in Miami about 12.30 Saturday and walked up to the counter. He then gave the teller a note demanding money, and left with an undisclosed amount of cash.
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