Natasha Galloway, owner of BB Fly Trucking, was ecstatic after receiving a $30,000 grant to take her small business to the next level. She had big plans for the money, including paying off her truck, purchasing a trailer and investing in commercial property. However, things took a turn for the worse when she encountered problems accessing the grant funds.
Galloway received the good news of winning the grant in an email on September 29. She eagerly awaited the check and it arrived on October 25. She took it to her local Regions Bank branch, hoping to deposit it into her business account and start implementing her plans. But things did not go as planned.
When she tried to access the funds, the bank told her that the check was suspicious. They proceeded to freeze her entire business account and began a three-month investigation. Galloway was devastated as she had big plans for the grant money that would have greatly benefited her business. Despite numerous attempts to contact Regions Bank and clear up any confusion, she was unable to access any of the funds in her account.
The Greater Houston Community Foundation confirmed Galloway as a grant recipient and verified the legitimacy of the check with Regions Bank. But even with this confirmation, Galloway is still unable to access any of