Bank Of America Asks Armless Man For Thumbprint

Bank Of America Asks Armless Man For Thumbprint

A Florida man was unable to cash a Bank of America check because the bank required a thumbprint, and he had no arms.

For Some Reason, People Don't Like Being Fingerprinted At The Bank

For Some Reason, People Don't Like Being Fingerprinted At The Bank

If you’re not a Bank of America customer, but visit one of their branches to cash a check, you’ll need to be fingerprinted. No, check cashing is not a crime, and the bank is trying to protect itself against fraud, but some people still don’t like the idea of giving up their prints for cash.

Chase Refuses To Cash Check Without Thumbprint

Chase Refuses To Cash Check Without Thumbprint

Chase refused to let Ramsey cash his check without a thumbprint, even though he had called and verified that two forms of identification would suffice. The teller insisted that a thumbprint was required by a “rule.” How official sounding. Ramsey spoke with Heath, the bank manager.

    “Heath informed me that due to the Patriot Act, all negotiable instruments required a fingerprint as proof of my status as a holder in due course.”

Ah, the Patriot Act, that vague catch-all excuse for every vigilante action under the American sun.

BofA Throws Out Customer Who Refuses To Give Thumbprint

Bank of America ejected reader Tycho after he refused to give the teller a thumbprint while cashing a check.