New York Banking Law
Superintendent Authorized to Examine
1. For the purpose of discovering violations of this article or securing information lawfully required in this section, the superintendent may at any time, and as often as may be determined, either personally or by a person duly designated by the superintendent, investigate the cashing of checks by licensees and examine the books, accounts, records, and files used therein of every licensee.
2. For the purpose established in subdivision one of this section, the superintendent and his or her duly designated representatives shall have free access to the offices and places of business, books, accounts, papers, records, files, safes and vaults of all such licensees. The superintendent shall have authority to require the attendance of and to examine under oath all persons whose testimony may be required relative to such cashing of checks or such business.