Published on October 12th, 2017 | by bitcoin0
A customer of Us Bank was asked to explain why they bought bitcoin under the threat of account closure.
US bank PNC allegedly “wants nothing to do with Bitcoin” but still threatens to close accounts if customers do not reveal why they bought it.
A post by PNC account holder u/EliToohey Thursday recounts how the bank contacted them demanding to know why Bitcoin had been purchased from exchanges Coinbase and Xapo.
“I’ve had a banking relationship with PNC Bank for 15 years and I just got a call to verify unusual activity,” the post reads.
“He asked me to confirm a couple transactions then asked ‘For what purpose are you buying Bitcoin’”.
“I told him I wouldn’t answer, he then asked ‘What are you going to do with the Bitcoin’”, u/EliToohey continues.