Utter stupendous total facepalm

Opened a new bank account.

Paid in some cash..

Tried to use the card for the first time, to make a purchase.

Bank blocks the transaction, false positive fraud detection.

The bank account I’ve just closed did the same thing.

The other bank account I tried to use didn’t work – I think the retailer blocks their cards.

Logged into the new bank account to send them a message.

“You cannot log in now, as we’re shut down for four hours when the clocks go forward.”

Utter total stupendous facepalm.

There is a crying need for MORE COMPETITION IN BANKING.