Another Reason to Hate Chase Bank
Welp, some things stay the same. WaMu had a nasty habit of tossing customers in jail for depositing their own money into their own accounts, because some ignorant branch manager deemed their transactions “suspicious”, and then branded said customers as “intimidating” when they got upset at the way they were being treated.
And they were Black too, but hey, put ya fist in the air for post-racial America.
“They just threw me in jail; they called the police and said this guy has a fraudulent check,” Njoku said. Auburn police arrested him for forgery – a felony crime. “I was like – you’re making a mistake, you’re making a mistake, don’t take me to jail, I got work tomorrow. I can’t afford to miss work,” he said. Njoku was taken to jail on June 24, 2010.
Read this outrageous story here. Shout out to Linda Byron for bringing it to light.