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DON’T close your Citibank account today. They’re arresting people.

October 15th, 2011 | by Jeremy Bloom

In what can only be the stupidest public relations move in corporate history, financial behemoth Citibank reacted to customers trying to close their accounts today by... bringing in a ton of cops and having them arrested. Even in the dark days of the 1930s and the great depression, when there were actual panics and bank runs, nobody tried such a spectacularly stupid move

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