USA Patriot Act

Following the tragic events of September 11, 2001, President Bush signed into law the “Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism”, also known as the USA Patriot Act.

The Act features measures designed to enhance the tools which may be used by federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies in their efforts to:

  • Detect terrorism
  • Prevent terrorist acts
  • Prosecute and punish terrorist

Federal law requires every financial insititution to obtain, verify, and maintain information that identifies all individuals who open an account with MainSource Bank. So what does that mean for you? When opening a new account or beginning a new relationship with us, you may be asked to provide information that verifies your identity. Information may include, but not limited to, name, physical address, and birthdate. We may also request a driver's license or government issued ID and other identification documents.