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Woman Arrested After Closing Citibank Account Files Suit Against NYC and NYPD

The City of New York and the NYPD are engaging in a deliberate campaign of “mass arrests, illegally arresting protesters, including bank customers, and needlessly detaining them for excessively long periods…in order to facilitate and promote the CITY OF NEW YORK’s desired reputation as corporate friendly and pro-bank.”

So says a federal complaint filed by a woman and her fiancée who allege that they were inappropriately detained by New York City police last month inside a branch of Citibank in downtown Manhattan. [Video of the extraordinary arrest is posted at the end of this article.]

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