Did Their Social Media Posts Lead To Their Bank Account Being Shut Down?

If you’re tired of censorship and dystopian threats against civil liberties, subscribe to Reclaim The Net. The weaponizing of banks against their own clients (aka, debanking) is a phenomenon that doesn’t seem to be losing momentum. And it makes plans to introduce central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) even more of a suspect proposition, since that would make this sort of activity by financial institutions much easier. As far as well known cases, after Canadian “Freedom Convoy” civil protesters got a rude awakening by having access to their money in the bank temporarily denied by the government – for daring to criticize said government’s Covid policies, it was the turn of a former member of European Parliament (MEP) and UKIP party leader Nigel Farage to have himself “debanked” in his own country. But now, a number of “regular customers” of NatWest and its subsidiary Coutts are sharing their seemingly similar experiences online. In other words, they strongly suspect that the bank closing their accounts are politically motivated moves. Specifically, a form of punishment for these people’s political views – critical of Covid restrictions, migration policy, the NHS, etc. And those on the wrong side of these apparent machinations on the part of the bank say that there was really no reason for it, refusing to accept that expressing political views or falling victim to “personal revenge” should be considered reason enough. One thing that big banks and Big Tech have in common is making these murky, but serious decisions, such as…Did Their Social Media Posts Lead To Their Bank Account Being Shut Down?