Credit crisis: when banks cancel credit cards

The World

Consumers are reporting this week that Citibank recently closed some of its Shell-branded Mastercard accounts with only days’ notice and no stated reason for the cards being canceled. We ask Adam Levin, chairman and co-founder of and former director of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, how consumers can protect themselves from such practices, and what it says about banks that are closing accounts this way.

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