The Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank will relocate its Chilmark branch office next year to the former Santander Bank at Beetlebung Corner. The bank paid just over $ 1 million for the property and plans an April 2016 opening.
Longtime Island investment advisors Ray LaPorte and Ted Desrosiers will join the Martha’s Vineyard Financial Group at the end of September, bringing their clients with them, Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank president and chief executive officer Paul Falvey announced.
The Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank, local police and the FBI are continuing to investigate automatic teller machine skimming devices that led to the theft of about $180,000 from various bank customers early this month.
This week, more information has emerged about fraudulent withdrawals made on customer accounts over Labor Day weekend. The scam took place at a Martha’s Vineyard Savings Bank ATM in Oak Bluffs, but police said members of other banks were also impacted.