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Opening a student bank account with a CIFAS marker

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Credit File & Ratings
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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Credit File & Ratings
So I'm going to uni next year and intent to open a student bank but I remembered some dodgy stuff I did when I was in need of money.

I downloaded Starling Bank App when I was 17 and gave it to a guy to "load" the account. About two days later I got an email saying there had been fraudulent activity on of the payments and I had to prove the validity of these payments. Long story short the guy just disappeared and my account was closed. I did contact them saying it wasn't me and I personally haven't been able to use the app since I'm on a rooted phone but used someone else's phone to login which was android too and the guy was using an Iphone.

Now I'm about to open a bank account but I don't know if they would have given me a CIFAS marker or not and don't want to ope one and get declined. I still have my normal u18 bank account at Natwest but don't want to try to open an account and they realise what happened.

So I guess the main question is does starling give CIFAS markers and will I actually be able to get a student bank account?

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