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Archive - September 2021

Can you spot a Phishing Scam?

Posted On: September 30, 2021 by Austin Bank in: General, Tech Tip

Every day, thousands of people fall victim to fraudulent emails, texts and calls from scammers pretending to be their bank. And in this time of expanded use of online banking, the problem is only growing worse. In fact, the Federal Trade Commission’s report on fraud estimates that American consumers lost a staggering $3.3 billion to these phishing schemes and other fraud in 2020—that’s nearly double what was lost in 2019.


It’s time to put scammers in...

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Karla Hollins

Karla Hollins promoted to Vice President

Posted On: September 20, 2021 by Austin Bank in: Employee

Karla Hollins Promoted to Vice President

Jeff Austin III, Vice Chairman of the Board, recently announced the promotion of Austin Bank employee Karla Hollins.

The promotion was approved at the September 2021 Board of Directors meeting at the Austin Bank corporate office in Jacksonville.

“Karla is a true professional who is dedicated to giving our customers exceptional service,” said Austin. “We are proud to have her as a member of the Austin Bank...

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September 2021 -Star of the Month - Cheree Young

Posted On: September 15, 2021 by Austin Bank in: Star of the Month

A member of the Austin Bank team since April 2013, this month’s Star has years of customer service experience she puts to use daily providing a warm and welcoming environment for customers and employees alike.  We are proud to share that Cheree Young, Teller Operations Supervisor at the Tyler West Loop location, has been selected as our September Star of the Month.

Starting her banking career as a Teller in the Tyler Med Center office, she later became...

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