Banks Reject New York City IDs, Leaving ā€˜Unbankedā€™ on Sidelines

By | December 24, 2015

More than 670,000 people have obtained the identification cards since the program began in January. One of the programā€™s goals is to help many of those people obtain bank accounts. Ā But some of the biggest banks in the city ā€” includingĀ JPMorgan Chase,Bank of AmericaĀ andĀ CitigroupĀ ā€” will not accept the cards as a primary source of identification, even though their federal regulators and some smaller banks have approved their use.


Good article on unbanked in New York, Thanks Kirk at ARCA!

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