Black man claims bank discriminated against him by not cashing checks

Sauntore Thomas is suing TCF Bank after he claims staff racially profiled him on Tuesday.
1:45 | 01/24/20

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That's went through son Tory thomas' mind when he tried to deposit in cash some large check city TCF bank in Livonia on Tuesday he says first big step told him their computers were down. Then they said the person who needed to verify the checks wasn't even Thomas said he'd wait. Ten minutes later the flaw in police walking. And they say these are we talking with NASA almost like shock among whom he. Tommy says no criminal history or history of being fraud. The inch X Thomas was trying to deposit where from he workplace racial discrimination settlement from last year. After this he says he feels discriminated against all over again because rumble. This is happening or files why this wouldn't be happy. Alternately police left in the case was closed according to thomas' attorney Deborah Gordon but bank's staff started a fraud investigation. Gordon says the checks hand delivered to Tom is that Maureen were legitimate and were later deposited at another bank without any problems. There's no doubt in my mind they could have determined that on their own mean called the bank that issued the check you're a bank is now which are there to do something else was afoot here. And in my opinion there's aluminum thing banking while black. In a statement AT CF spokesperson says quote. We apologize for the experience mr. Thomas had it or baking center local police should not have been involved we strongly condemn racism and discrimination of any kind. We take extra precautions involving large deposits and requests for cash. And in this case we were unable to validate the checks presented by mr. Thomas and regret we could not meet his needs. Thomas says since canceled his account with TC yet only thing that is within the past columns and in Livonia gen shots seven action news.

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