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BBB has determined that CB&T-Midland Crossing Office meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

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Reason for Rating

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Factors that raised the rating for CB&T-Midland Crossing Office include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
  • Response to 1 complaint(s) filed against business.
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
  • BBB has sufficient background information on this business.

Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

1 complaint closed with BBB in last 3 years | 1 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 1
Total Closed Complaints 1

Additional Information

BBB file opened: March 11, 2005 Business started: 01/01/1888 in GA Business started locally: 01/01/1888 Business incorporated: 01/01/1988 in GA

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

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Phone Number: 1-888-986-1633

Type of Entity


Business Management
Mr. William R. Blanchard, President
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. William R. Blanchard, President
Business Category


Products & Services

CB&T-Midland Crossing Office offers the following product(s): Loans

Alternate Business Names
Columbus Bank & Trust-Midland Crossing Office Synovus Bank

Additional Locations

  • 6480 Milgen Rd

    Columbus, GA 31907 (706) 649-2001

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Complaint Detail(s)

5/13/2014 Problems with Product/Service | Read Complaint Details

Additional Notes

Complaint: I stopped in to cash a check written to me by a CB&T account holder. The commercial window cashier told me there is a five dollar charge to cash a check because I don't have an account with them. It's your check! Honor it without a charge. Wells Fargo doesn't charge when I take them their check to cash, nor does Suntrust. Imagine if the treasury charged a fee to honor it's bills.

Desired Settlement: There's only one right thing to do here. CB&T should honor it's checks without a fee.

Business Response:

Columbus Bank and Trust is in receipt of the complaint submitted by Mr. *****.  The following response is provided.

Our goal is to provide the highest level of service to our customers as well as those who are not our customers and may have a reason to be in our branches.  In mid-2012 we implemented a fee for non-customer cashing “on-us” checks.  The fee is a tiered structure, based on the amount of the check.  The fee to cash a check in the amount of $0 to $25 is free, $25.01 to $100.00 is a $2.00 fee, and $100.01 and up is charged a $5.00 fee.  We believe this is a reasonable fee for providing this service, and our team members are instructed to advise the non-customer of this fee prior to cashing the check.

Even though this fee does not directly impact our customers, it is included on our schedule of fees and charges provided to our customers at account opening and periodically thereafter. 

If we can be of further assistance, please let me know.

******** ********

Bank Support Manager


Consumer Response:

Better Business Bureau:

I have reviewed the response made by the business in reference to complaint ID ********, and have determined that this proposed action would not resolve my complaint.  For your reference, details of the offer I reviewed appear below.

As long as there is a charge to cash a CB&T check at CB&T, I won't be satisfied.  


****** *****



Business Response:

Dear Mr. *****,

We have received your complaint which is similar to an earlier complaint, to which we have already responded.  We have no further information or resolution to offer.  Thank you.

*** ****

BBB's Final Determination: Business offered a resolution. Consumer did not pursue further with BBB and the matter was assumed to be resolved