Operation Choke point Unfairness by Andrew Phillips Cardflex
The operation choke point is some sort of a program that was started in 2013 as a method to fight the consumer scam by discouraging banks from doing business with the “high risk” industries using various government organizations. The agenda was to chock off the businesses that were exploiting the consumers. There are so many businesses that were choked and among them were the guns businesses that are actually legal.
This new law also affected a lot of businesses like the Independent Sales Organizations led by Andrew Phillips Cardflex who were accused of helping the scammer drain money from the consumer’s accounts. This law is unfair to those people that are being choked out of their business yet they are doing legal businesses. So since there are people and organizations that are there to protect the defenseless, they started a fight against this law until it was said to end in 2017.
The gun shops and other businesses were receiving notices from their respective banks that they will not be able to work with them. The banks and other financial institutions were forced to end some very long term relations with some of these businesses that had to trouble with for all that time. A company like the Andrew Phillips Cardflex are in court because they engaged in business with a company that had been listed with the “high risk”. These unfairly targeted businesses that were supposed to be choked out of business had to look for other financial options and we all know that is not easy. Both the financial organizations and the listed businesses are set to incur losses. The losses due to restricted business relations are inevitable.
Apart from people losing their businesses that they use to feed their families, they are being dragged to court due to this law. Anyone who has been in court will tell you that the financial burden that comes with them are usually unbearable. As much as it is believed to have been ended, the business people are still feeling the effect of this unfair law. The work of the government is to protect the citizens at all cost but that “all cost” should be limited up to where the law hurts other people. We should think of those people that depend on the businesses that were listed as “high risk” to feed their families. Such a law should be buried and forgotten because it is just out of order.