Does anybody know anything about American Express being able to freeze your bank account I’d like to open up a checking account because I’m not getting any of my unemployment checks due to the mail being backed up but I’m afraid that they will freeze my unemployment checks please advise thank you for your time and consideration in this matter

Do they have a judgement against your for money you owe them? That wouldn’t freeze your account but they could take everything that’s in it, if they have a judgement for something you owe.

Normally, tho. No, they would not be able to just randomly freeze your account. Does the unemployment office in your state no offer a prepaid card. In Oregon, you either have to have direct deposit or they issue you a prepaid card, as they won’t continue to send you checks after the first one.

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