I stand corrected. Me bad.
This is a discussion on Wachovia? within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I don't bank at Wachovia, but there are several near me. I'll take a look the next time I'm out and about....
I don't bank at Wachovia, but there are several near me. I'll take a look the next time I'm out and about.
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Wachovia should be good to go at least in the NoVA area. I dunno what the deal is with the signs. Needless to say I have a family member that had dealings with the head Corp Security guy for Wachovia(I forget his name now offhand). The conversation was brought up with this guy as my family member called them to let them know their accounts(a few rather large ones) would be closed out after seeing the no guns signs on the door in one of the NoVA branches.
It was made perfectly clear that carry is fine with them as long as it's per state law and the corp security guy gave him his card to call if there were ever any problems. I'll have to see if he still has the card and I can get the guys name.
Granted this took place about a year ago...
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SIGN?? what sign, I didn't see no stinking sign
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The Wachovia branch where we bank doesn't have any signs restricting carry. I always carry when I go in.
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used to work for first union which bought wachovia. they had a pic of a handgun with a slash through it posted at the door. i guess they expected any bg would respect that sigh. as far as i am concerned-i am getting old enough so that i don't give a rat's ass about signs. i carry concealed and keep it that way. i don't anticipate any bad situations--but i am prepared. gun would only come out to protect myself should things turn shitty.
My bank has a picture of a Beretta 92 (or maybe a Taurus) with a slash through it...man, it's a good thing I was carrying my Colt Detective....
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I think Wells Fargo bought Wachovia 18 months ago or so. But I have never seen a no gun sign in a Wachovia branch in Arizona.
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Those of you who feel that the first order of business when a bank changes hands is to check their gun sign have been reading gun forums too long.
Some states regulate banks.
Some signs have no value
Know the laws of your state to be sure.
I believe the federal issue is if there are federal employees. Some credit unions fit this.
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