Occupy Miami protesters march to bank
MIAMI (WSVN) -- Dozens of Occupy Miami protesters took to the streets in Brickell Tuesday to make a statement about corporate greed.
The group of about 30 to 40 people marched from Bethel AME Church on Northwest Eight Street to the Bank of America about a mile away. "Floridians are just upset and want their government to be responsive to the people," said one demonstrator.
The protesters said they are upset about corporate greed. One example of the greed that has upset many are the fees banks have proposed to impose on the use of debit cards. "Today we are going to be marching," another demonstrator said. "We're marching from the hood to the bank."
But Tuesday, Bank of America released a statement regarding recent bad buzz for a proposed plan to charge a $5 fee for using debit cards. "Our customer voices are most important to us. As a result, we are not currently charging the fee and will not be moving forward with any additional plans to do so."
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