Bank of America Denies Credit Card Fraud Claim By War Veteran
These days, it seems like Bank of America can’t go even a few weeks without popping up in the news. They seem to have particularly bad luck when it comes to America’s war veterans with foreclosures, wrongful charges, and generally stuff that looks very bad in headline form.
It will be tough, however, for Bank of America to top the headlines coming out of their dealings with Afghanistan war veteran John McDevitt. McDevitt had his credit card information stolen when he was on leave in Athens, Greece, and despite canceling the card and presenting evidence showing these charges were not made by him, Bank of America is refusing to credit back his account for over $25,000 in fraudulent charges. As if the story wasn’t awful enough, the money was supposed to go towards paying for his daughter’s wedding.
McDevitt has been protesting outside of Bank of America, carrying a sign that reads, “A soldier that puts America first should have a bank that puts the soldier first!” He also has a website JusticeForJohn.org that has his story and a list of resources for people wanting to support McDevitt.
It is too bad that once again Bank of America seems to be doing the least for those who give the most. We highly recommend that our readers stop by JusticeForJohn.org and write or call their senators or house representatives. Let them know that Bank of America’s response is unacceptable and that America’s veterans deserves better.
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