Farmington, MI asked in Banking for Michigan

Q: Can I sue Bank of America for my account being hacked?

I received a Security emal alert from Bank of America back in August stating that fraudulent activity was noticed on my account and that my account had been closed. I contacted the bank and was informed that ATM deposits that were being conducted in Texas (I live in Michigan) were fraudulent. I informed the bank that I had not left Michigan and had possession of my ATM card. The bank rep informed me that I need to request an investigation and that the investigation would take 30 days.I have not heard from the bank regarding the investigation and have been blackballed from opening an account with any bank for fraudulent activity. I have trid to contact the bank to have this situation rectified, but the bank is treating me like I hacked my own account.

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Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
  • Business Law Lawyer
  • Tallahassee, FL

A: There are several ways to rectify this increasingly common situation--all of which require assistance of an experienced lawyer who understands Banking Law and class action litigation. I advise you to use the Find A Lawyer tab at the top of the page and contact an experienced Banking Lawyer.

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