I came to the U. S. in 2009 and soon opened my account in Chase. Several days earlier, I received a letter from them saying that my account is risky for their bank and they are going to close it. I went to their branch to check the issue, but nobody can tell me why they made this desicion. I tried to call the number on the letter but they can't give me a satisfied answer either. The only thing they can tell me is that a department of Chase evaluated my account and considered my account risky.
For the past three years, I used my account receiving direct deposite, paying bills and sometimes transfer some money from my native country. For me, I can't see any risk doing these normal transactions.
I am quite angry not for their decision but for they can't give me a good explianation. They did provide me a quite complicated way to appeal. But without doing anything wrong, I refused to spend my time on this.
Closing the account is actually painful for me because I have to cancel all automatic bill payments as well as to change the linked account with my paypal and auto loan. I would like to use another bank rather than playing games with their stupid evaluation department.
BTW, my banker is very nice. I am only complaining the Bank itself.
I have been a loyal chase customer for 10 years and have requested a lowering of my interest rate -- which is currently at 29%. I make my payments on time and am RARELY late.. if I am late, then I pay a late FEE, which is never reversed. Point is, I have good credit and have been a paying customer for years. And this is the thanks I get? Chase, you get 1 big fat star for your loyalty ;0)
The Kings Plaza branch let someone with no idea withdraw a total of $5000 from my account twice in a day with no red flag. Then the same person went to a branch in Bed-Stuy in the same day to withdraw another $3,200 - all in the same day with again no suspicion. Chase will not reimburse me the money because it was a debit card. It's 2014 where people are duplicating debit cards and using the same pins. This has happened to too many people. Stay away from Chase.