Welcome to the Logix SmartLab

Matt Overin

Matt has over 25 years in the financial services industry. He has held jobs from Teller to New Accounts, Branch Manager and Regional Manager. Most recently Matt joined Logix in 2013 in the Fraud Risk Management department. Matt writes a column for the Logix employee newsletter called Vegan Recipes From the Non-Vegan. He enjoys spending his free time cooking for his family and friends.

Recent Posts

Fraud Alert: Be sure EMV "Chip" Card Issuer eMails are Legit

Posted by Matt Overin on 4/28/2016

If you haven’t heard already, there is new technology out there to protect our debit and credit cards.  Well not really new; but new to the United States.  Many European countries, Mexico and Canada have been using it for years.  EMV (Europay, MasterCard and Visa) is the global standard for chip-based debit and credit card transactions that ensures transaction security and global acceptance.  U.S. financial institutions have been issuing debit and credit cards with EMV chips since 2015 and Logix is among them.  At the end of 2015, there were nearly 600 million EMV chip cards in circulation in the U.S.

Read More

Topics: Fraud & Identity Theft

Tax Refund Fraud - What You Need to Know this Tax Season

Posted by Matt Overin on 3/11/2016

Fraudsters who use stolen personally identifiable information can perpetrate a wide variety of fraudulent financial schemes, such as hacking online accounts, submitting phony insurance claims, and applying for loans and credit cards to pad their bank accounts. Increasingly, though, identity theft tax refund fraud is becoming a favorite money-making scheme for criminals. The Logix Fraud Risk Management team has seen an increase in this type of activity. With tax season upon us you should be prepared to ensure you don’t become a victim.

Ways to Protect Yourself

Read More

Topics: Fraud & Identity Theft, Taxes

Financial Schemes and Scams in the News

Posted by Matt Overin on 7/29/2015

Read More

Hi there! Come on in.

Feel free to peruse about. Here you’ll find stories, posts and tools aimed to assist you as you’re faced with daily to once-in-a-lifetime financial quandaries. This is your SmartLab (lab coat optional). We want you to get the most from our articles, and we welcome your ideas to help us continue to bring valuable content to you. Check out the comment section at the bottom of every post for easy ways to share feedback. We’re learning, too, and what better way to encourage smarter banking than to share tips and resources with each other? Not to mention, it’s a great chance for us to get to know each other!

Subscribe to Email Updates

Recent Posts