Who Can Sign Up for Bento?

Legally registered US businesses with a verifiable physical location in the US can sign up for Bento.

However, due to business category restrictions imposed by The Bancorp Bank, N.A.; Member FDIC, the following categories of businesses are restricted from using Bento's services:

OFAC-sanctioned individuals, entities, countries, and/or governments

  • Shell banks and foreign shell companies
  • Legal entities whose Ultimate Beneficial Owners (UBOs) cannot be verified
  • Unlawful/unlicensed Internet gambling organizations
  • Unregulated domestic/foreign casinos
  • Unregistered/unregulated charitable organizations
  • Unregistered hedge funds
  • Unlicensed/unregistered MSBs
  • Bearer Share companies
  • Marijuana-related legitimate and illegitimate businesses
  • Virtual currency companies
  • Adult content and services companies
  • Drug paraphernalia companies
  • Penny auction companies
  • Any individual or entity that:
    • Presents forged or false documents
    • Refuses to cooperate or deliberately obstructs the customer verification process
    • Insists on anonymity

The types of restricted businesses listed are representative, but not exhaustive. If you are uncertain as to whether your business is a Restricted Business or have questions about how these requirements apply to you, please contact us.

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