December 20, 2006 08:25 ET's Lemon Awards for Bad Banking

The Worst of the Worst Get the Lemon Award for Bad Banking

CHICAGO, IL -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 20, 2006 --Ashley Clayton has a black hole in her bank account. Others have it too. This fraud is called 'CIC credit report' and appear on credit card statements. "They charge me $9.95 and don't give me any information about how to cancel this," complained Ashley.

The Claycomo, Missouri resident is not alone as countless charges pour into the FTC about FreeCreditReport dot com. is citing the worst offenders with the "Lemon Award for Bad Banking."

(1) First Time Offenders Get Maximum Sentence at WaMu

(2) 0 to 29.99 in 2 hours at Bank of America

(3) Best Buy gets Bad Banking Lemon Award

(4) Reverse Mortgages get Bad Banking Lemon Award

(5) Membership Penalizes -- Facebook Visa 23.24% APR by Chase

(6) FTC for Allowing "Annual Credit Report" to Sell Credit Scores

(7) Discover Credit Card on Campus

(8) for Not Being Free Experian

(9) Sun Trust Skip-a-Payment Makes Balance Swell

(10) $93 Fee For Tiny Debit Overdraft at Regions Bank

(11) Multiple low credit line accounts, Same Capital One Bank

(12) for Un-Authorized Charges

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