Citibank Inserts Advertising Into Your Account Activity

Reader Eric was looking at his credit card account activity when he noticed something odd. No, it wasn’t an unauthorized charge. It was advertising.

I just thought I’d let you know that I noticed that Citi is now putting ads on my “Recent Activity” section on citicards.com. I am really shocked that they would do this. I know many banks put ads/offers on statements but I am shocked that they would put it in there as to make it look like it’s my account activity.

We Googled your issue and found a guy who was irritated enough to figure out how to get Firefox to remove the ads.

Is this type of advertising appropriate?