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Reduce check fraud risk

Automatically detect discrepancies and verify data from checks presented for payment. View errors and decide whether to pay or return the item.

  • Positive Pay: Send us a file of checks issued, and we compare each check to the number and amount in your file.
  • Payee Positive Pay: We verify the payee information for each check.
  • Reverse Positive Pay: We send you a daily file of the checks presented for review. Decide which ones to pay and return anything suspicious.


Protect your business from fraud

We take account security seriously and offer different services to help protect your business from fraudulent activity. Learn more about adding safeguards to your business accounts.

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Electronic Payment Authorization

Set debit controls to lower risk

Use ACH authorization to tell us in advance which third parties can debit your account. Additional layers of security allow you to set rules for when and how much can be debited.

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Receive account notifications

Set up email or mobile alerts for account activity, including balance notifications, deposits, withdrawals, online access and more.



Report suspicious activity

We will never contact you to ask for an account or card number, password or pin. Please call 800.350.3557 to report suspicious activity.


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Business Email Compromise

Protect your business from email fraud

Wire fraud continues to increase, and criminals often use BEC or C-Suite email fraud to target businesses. Learn more about email fraud to help defend your business from wire fraud.

Ways we can help you:

Send a secure message
You can use Secure Mail through ZixPro (above) to send a confidential email. If your message is general in nature and doesn't require additional encryption you can also send us a short note using the contact form below. We will respond as soon as we can to your request.

Answer commonly asked questions with an online demo
Learn more about our online and mobile tools through interactive demos. Explore Online Banking for Business, FX Portal and more.

Build confidence with user guides
Reference or download one of our step-by-step user guides to help you better understand our products and solutions.

Let's connect

For more information, contact your relationship manager or fill out the form below.

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