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The previous thread has inspired me to ask: What's the dumbest thing a bank ever did to you?

Dumb thing #1:
I went to my old bank for some administrative reason... I had to sign some paper or something. I don't remember what, but it required that I speak w/ a manager-type.

While I was waiting, the manager-type was dealing with a customer, in an extremely rude fashion. The customer was not being difficult or beligerent, but the manager was (I saw the entire interaction). By the end, he had insulted the customer to his face a few times. I couldn't believe it.

When my turn came, I told him that if that is how they treat customers, I'd rather not be one. I closed my account and walked across the street to a competitor.

Dumb thing #2:
I received a statement. My account had about $500 missing, and showed an out of sequence check (out of sequence by a *lot*. It was listed as check 1386 or something, and I was in the 300's).

I look at the cancelled check. It belonged to a completely different account, of course. Someone had cut the check in half, and taped it back together, so that a 7 looked like a 1, making it now my problem. No kidding.

Fortunately, I was now at a nice bank where they did not treat their customers like horse$&#! The fixed the problem immediately, and apologized.

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