RICHMOND, Va. - Crestar Bank, a unit of Crestar Financial Corp., said it has introduced the "Crestar Business Line," a special line of credit specifically tailored to the needs of small businesses experiencing temporary shortfalls in cash flow.

The company said that beginning this week, the Crestar Business Line will be available to small business customers through Crestar branches.

Crestar said the $5,000 to $10,000 line of credit, with a three-year term, will be linked to the customer's business checking account, through which the customer may access the funds directly.

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