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Check Positive Pay Protects Your Business Against Fraud

Northwest Bank is committed to protecting your finances and confidential information by offering cost-effective and easy-to-use fraud prevention resources for your business.

Check Positive Pay is a fraud detection tool that provides early detection of fraudulent, altered, or counterfeit checks.

When a check is presented for payment against your account, our system compares the check against information provided by you. Information that does not match becomes an exception.

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The Positive Pay service is designed to empower you to review exceptions and make a decision to pay or return in a timely manner.

Using Check Positive Pay can:

  • Reduce the risk of a fraudulent check being cashed against your accounts
  • Allow you to verify a check before it processes against your account
  • Make check reconciliation faster

Contact your Relationship Manager or local Northwest Bank office to learn more or enroll in Check Positive Pay.