MONETT, Mo. (11/17/08)--Jack Henry and Associates, a provider of technology solutions and data processing services for financial institutions, announced an equipment leasing program to provide credit unions with check scanners for $15 a month. The program includes various scanner makes and models that are compatible with diverse check volumes, and scanners shipped directly to merchants on behalf of participating financial institutions. Jack Henry’s remote deposit-capture supports any commercial entity that accepts checks as a form of payment with a Web-based electronic payment processing system that converts paper-based checks into electronic transactions. It then processes them through the automated clearinghouse or Check 21 image networks. The solution also automates returned check re-presentment, generates real-time reporting and supports proactive risk management.