Fraud Prevention Services

Fraud Prevention Solutions

We are committed to help protect your business against payment fraud and error by providing solutions that provide additional controls and transaction monitoring tools beyond your companies established security practices.

 

Positive Pay

Our Positive Pay service helps your company mitigate the risk of check fraud and closely control payment activities on your accounts by matching checks issued against checks presented for payment. Positive Pay allows you to monitor checks paid against your account, review suspicious activities and reject unauthorized transactions before they post to your account.


Features & Benefits

Bank Match Positive Pay:

  • FirstMerit maintains your check issue information and matches checks as they are presented against your account; items that do not match are presented for your review prior to posting 
  • Review Positive Pay exceptions online and view images of suspect check items 
  • Make payment decisions before items post to mitigate fraud risk and gain control over your accounts 
  • Options to create issue records online as well as directly transmit check issue information

Client Match Positive Pay:

  • FirstMerit will provide you with a daily update of all checks presented to us for payment
  • Compare your daily check information with your records to determine suspect items
  • Review check images online to notify FirstMerit of any return check item decisions

Let's Talk

  • Email us
  • Call: 800-644-6962
    Legacy Citizens Customers: 800-946-2264

 

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ACH Positive Pay

Our ACH Positive Pay service provides an added measure of defense against electronic payment fraud by allowing you to control unauthorized access to your accounts and monitor transaction activities.


Features & Benefits

  • Pre-Authorize who has access to electronically debit your accounts as well as maximum transaction limits for added security
  • Automated cross-referencing of incoming ACH debits against your pre-authorized transactions
  • Use on any/all of your business checking accounts providing the level of protection you desire
  • Notification of suspect payments for your approval prior to processing

Let's Talk

  • Email us
  • Call: 800-644-6962
    Legacy Citizens Customers: 800-946-2264

 

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ACH Debit Block

Our ACH Debit Block service provides an added measure of defense against electronic payment fraud by allowing you to block all debits to your accounts.


Features & Benefits

  • Block all ACH debits to your accounts
  • Allows you to manage outgoing payments to put control in your hands

Let's Talk

  • Email us
  • Call: 800-644-6962
    Legacy Citizens Customers: 800-946-2264

 

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