Police arrest woman for trying to close her Citibank account

One reason the OWS protests are still getting press has been the inexplicable behavior by a few of New York City's finest. Here's a video of a Citibank customer who wanted to close her account - and was arrested and manhandled by police: She had legitimate business to transact and was prevented from doing so - just some customer who showed up at the wrong place at the wrong time. Even if she was part of the protest, that didn't give the cops the right to arrest her. Coupled with the cops' scooter running over a protestor yesterday, some of the police are only handing the protestors ammunition.(Read Full Post)