"What procedures do you have in place to ensure your cheques are written only by authorised people?" Sneered the "Business Banking Relationship Officer" from the bank.
"An expectation that your bank will not issue my chequebooks to strangers."
Not much he could say to that.
The bank had issued Six Hundred of my cheques to people who are not signatories to the account. Of these circa Sixty were written & presented by the time I detected something amiss.
The phone conversation was a rather "hot" one.