National Press Club

Year 2000 Computer Problem: ATM Machines

August 25, 1999

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Run time: 57 minutes

Banking officials talked about upgrades in electronic banking designed to fix any potential problem resulting form the date change on January 1, 2000. They warned that a larger threat came from scam artists who might urge people to withdraw cash. They also said that it would not be necessary to withdraw large amounts of cash before the year 2000. After their remarks they answered questions from reporters.