HSBC System Fault Sparks UK Credit card FreezeSubmitted by Charleston Voice on Mon, 05/21/2012 - 13:43
Published by Charleston Voice, 05.21.12
...Fury rages, could this affliction go viral worldwide?
HSBC customers were left unable to take out money or make card payments after a computer breakdown at the bank.
HSBC, Europe's biggest bank
They were left angry and embarrassed as a failure in the London-based lender’s payment system led to cards being automatically rejected.
Customers bombarded the company with complaints and demands for compensation or refunds after being told they could only pay by cash.