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Mountain West Bank

Phone: (208) 466-2712 2024 Caldwell Blvd., Nampa, ID 83651

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Factors that raised the rating for Mountain West Bank 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.

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Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

1 complaint closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 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

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Mountain West Bank
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: May 16, 2001 Business started: 09/01/1993 Business started locally: 09/01/1993
Business Management
Ms. Rachel Walsh, Branch Manager Mr. Russ Porter, CEO Mr. Dan Price, Community Banking President
Contact Information
Principal: Ms. Rachel Walsh, Branch Manager
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  • 2024 Caldwell Blvd.

    Nampa, ID 83651 (208) 466-2712


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Complaint Detail(s)

11/14/2012 Problems with Product/Service | Read Complaint Details

Additional Notes

Complaint: The bank has good customer service in person but bad customer service when customer is not there, I signed up for a no min. Checking and Savings, I opened it with both money in both accounts, the next month my debit card was shut off because the bank closed out my no min. Savings because there was no money in the account, so I had no choice but to go in and get a new card, when I did I also set up for overdraft, meaning I could overdraft as long as I had money in the account the next day, today me and my wife went to the store tried to spend $20 and was denied, it said insufficiant funds, well no da! That's why it is called over draft. But I was refused even though I signed papers that said that I can. This is the worst bank that I have ever had to deal with! I give them a rating of minus!

Desired Settlement: I want better service and stop the false advertising! I have no vehicle, so to always have to go to the branch is not fun! I want the BBB to contact the bank and request that they get their act together!

Business Response: To address the complaint from *** *** **** ******, the savings closed itself on the system, the monies that the ******** placed in the account were transferred to the joint checking and the account went to a zero (0) balance and the system automatically closed it, if they would have left even a penny in the account it would have not closed and with an open and active checking, which they have, it would not have service charged the saving account and would have been there for their use when they wanted to reactivate it. *** ******** debit card was mistakenly closed by our Couer ‘d Alene office when the saving closed.  As far as the “overdraft” I do see that  he has “opted in”, what the ******** need to remember when  opting in, the account is allowed to overdraw to a limit, based on how they have handled their account as well as how long the account has been open.  They also need to remember that if they do overdraw their account and do not cover the overdraft, same day, they are subject to fee’s $29.85 for the initial fee for each item and $5.00 per day after 5 days.  *** ****** indicated that it is hard for him to travel to the bank, he needs to realize that if he does overdraw the checking and he can’t make it to the bank, he will incur a fee.  I am sorry if the ******** have not had a positive experience with Mountain West Bank, they are more than welcome to call me and discuss this matter, which is what I wish he had done and I would have addressed his complaints and helped him to find some resolve. They are both welcome to contact me at 208-884-6995.Sincerely, Rachel Walsh AVP/Manager