'Progressive' Bank Developing 'Department
of Precrime' 'Snitchware' on Gun Owners

Amalgamated Bank CEO Priscilla Sims Brown explains how her new role as a
fortune-telling medium can dispatch state enforcers to whomever her cards predict
needs looking into. (New York Times Events/YouTube)

By David Codrea. Dec 5, 2022

"Banks are developing technology to identify potential mass shooters, according to a CEO backing the push to get credit-card companies to more closely track gun purchases," Daily Business Review claims. Or rather, Bloomberg News (!), which provided this propaganda piece, does.

"'Detection scenarios' are in the works that, if triggered, would prompt banks to file a Suspicious Activity Report to the Treasury Department's Financial Crimes Enforcement Network," the story elaborates, citing Amalgamated Bank Chief Executive Officer Priscilla Sims Brown.

Brown did not identify the psychic technology that will allow Amalgamated to reliably predict future probabilities accurately enough to justify reporting citizens to law enforcement for investigation — that is, to activate authorities to punish based on a belief in magic, just like the witch trials of old. But we do know from past media statements the types of thresholds she envisions.

"Software would be able to detect, for example, if someone spent $1,000 at a firearm store, and on the same day, received a $1,000 deposit from someone who is not legally allowed to purchase firearms themselves," she advocated, as quoted in my August Firearms News report.

"The software would know 'prohibited person' status? How?" I asked at the time. "Are banks now going to tap into NICS and perform after-the-fact background checks? How is such data sharing with private parties authorized by law?" .....


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