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The whole purpose of the medallion signature guarantee is that the bank employees are supposed to know you by sight.

And thanks to technology, how often does that happen nowadays? I remember the last time I had to get a medallion signature guarantee from my bank it had been so long since I'd written a check that they had to dig up (electronically) the signature card. After, of course, I showed them ID since not one of the employees there could pick me out of a lineup.

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