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Best Bank / Dishonest

1 GA, United States Review updated:

Don't ever have a NSF charge with this bank - your acct will be flagged and after that, any opportunity they have to push you into overdraft status they will take! Skeptics, I hear you out there saying "well if the money is there then you have nothing to worry about". Not true. Best Bank just lied to me about the date an item came through saying it came through the day before the funds were there (I have direct deposit). Had I not gone to the merchant (who I have had automatic draft with for 1.5 yrs with no problems) and asked them to print a screen shot of their accounting system (meaning the printout showed the exact day and time of attempted withdrawal - down to the second) I would have continued to believe Best Bank. Little charges (like $3.05) were bouncing all over the place due to the domino effect and overdraft fees just piled up higher & higher. Liars, liars...

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  • Ma
      12th of Apr, 2011
    0 Votes

    This is typical of this institution.They will change the order of items pending to force the maximum overdrafts if they can as well.
    I have had the exact same experience as you with a merchant showing me the day they processed the payment and it was the day AFTER these thieves claimed the funds were on hold.
    from the fdic site at:

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    Notice of Change as of 4/7/2011.
    The financial institution about which you have inquired, Bestbank (FDIC Cert: 91189), is no longer doing business under that name.

    The active successor institution is The Pueblo Bank and Trust Company (FDIC Cert: 12594).

    Latest information available about The Pueblo Bank and Trust Company.

    Historical profile and institutions following Bestbank.
    Last financial information available about Bestbank.

    Contact the FDIC about - Bestbank or The Pueblo Bank and Trust Company.

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