Victory over Verizon

It wasn't so long ago that Bank of America announced it's outrageous $5 debit card fee for 2012. Thanks to the vocal outrage of thousands and a petition with over 300,000 signatures started by 22 year old Molly Katchpole, Bank of America quickly took back its move to rip off customers around the country. Cellular Plus Store, Miles City Corporations are learning fast. Just last week, Verizon Wireless, the largest phone carrier in the U.S., announced that it would charge a ridiculous $2 fee for paying bills online. And Molly, a fellow here at Rebuild the Dream, went at it again. She wrote another petition on, telling Verizon "it can't nickel and dime customers like me with new fees." The petition gained over 100,000 signatures by Friday evening. Just 24 hours after the fee went public, Verizon announced they were backing down from the $2 fee. As Molly said shortly after, "Turns out people like you and me are getting more powerful by the day."

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