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How to dispute a transaction

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Posted by PeteW PeteW
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It’s important you report any suspicious/unauthorised transactions on your account(s) to us as soon as you notice them. We take your account security very seriously so will be quick to terminate the unauthorised access to your account and start investigations into the transactions you don’t recognise.

 

Firstly, if the transaction/merchant details look unfamiliar, search them on Google as the merchant may trade under a different name to what you expect. If things still don't look right please complete a Transaction Dispute Form and return it to us via onling banking ('Message centre' > 'Bankmail') or fax it to the number shown on the form.

 

If you're concerned some has access to your account(s) please call us right away on 13 17 19 so we can take the appropriate action.

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Re: How to dispute a transaction

Posted by cgm cgm
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Just a couple of follow up questions @PeteW.

 

What details of an investigation would the account holder be advised of?

 

Are unauthorised transactions credited back to an account instantly or at the end of any investigation?

 

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Account holders would be advised of information relevant to them protecting their accounts and havign their money returned to them. The money is returned to our customers at the end of the investigation @cgm.

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Posted by brad83 brad83
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I had my card stolen and a paywave (why we have it I dont know. Putting a pin in is hardly inconveniant) transaction of $60 used at woolworths in the city. I went to the branch in the xirt and filled out some form and never heard another thing from bankwest. This was 2 years ago. No refund, no reasons why,  nothing. The forms I filled out must have been "filed" in the round filing cabinet 

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Posted by LyndsC LyndsC
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I'm sorry to hear this @brad83, I'd like to look into this for you. Can you please send me an email with the details of what happened, and your full name and contact number to forum@bankwest.com.au and I'll arrange for a specialist to call you? Thanks! 

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Posted by Ip Ip
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My card was activated and my pin used to take out my pension just seen it now . Farout HOW?

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Posted by Ip Ip
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I got no credit to call the bank eve..and i just have wifi ....my god this is a problem because i just opened account and now i have no money what do i do?

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Posted by DanaeC DanaeC
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Hi @Ip, thanks for your Direct Message. I'm very sorry to hear this has happened, and I have asked our Fraud and Investigations Team to contact you as soon as possible. Thank you.

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