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January 2015 Archives

This man accuses his bank of customer profiling.

GideonChristian.jpgAn Ottawa lawyer is accusing Scotiabank of unjust customer profiling after his branch moved to terminate four accounts without explanation. When he contacted the bank's head office, he was eventually told it was related to money transfers he had received from Nigeria. Gideon Christian is now contemplating a complaint to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal.




Note: We requested an interview with Scotiabank. They declined and instead issued a statement by email to one of our associate producers. Read Scotiabank's response by clicking here.