They allow you to drop a check in the ATM without any envelope, the ATM reads information from the check, and your receipt shows an image of the check. However, what if you don't want that image and receipt? Eliminating the hassle and security risk of paper is the whole point of automation.
In the past, you could not view images of checks deposited at ATMs. However, Bank of America recently gave customers the ability to do so. This is a nice step towards encouraging customers to do things when and how they want - at a lower cost to the bank. [via fivecentnickel.com]
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