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|Subject: Another reason to not use debit||Date: 7/13/2012 5:02 PM|
|Author: PSUEngineer||Number: 305560 of 309215|
Another reason not to use debit cards:
Tennessee man charged $85,000 for a tank of gas
Crockett was left out of financial resources, except for a $100 gift card that the Mapco gas station gave him to help him get by until the issue was resolved.
When News Channel 5 asked Citibank why it had locked Crockett out of his account and refused to cancel the purchase, an employee simply told Channel 5, "Because this is his account."
Crockett wasn't even able to access his weekly paycheck, which was directly deposited into the $84,000-overdrawn account.
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