Rush Card Has Major Computer Glitch Causing The Lower Class Funds Not To Be Deposited On Their Card
|Rush Card Has Major Computer Glitch Causing The Lower |
Class Funds Not To Be Deposited On Their Card
Customers of the so-called RushCards, mostly people without bank accounts, said they have missed
Worse, some said they have been unable to purchase food or important items for their families.
have no access to their funds.
The company says the glitch has been mostly resolved, though thousands remain affected.
Russell Simmons, who is famous for co-founding Def Jam Records, signing groups like Public Enemy and Run DMC, and starting multiple businesses, including clothing lines—started RushCard 12 years ago.
Putting a hip-hop heavyweight like Simmons (who often refers to himself as Uncle Rush) behind this financial product helped it appeal to a very specific crowd—largely black and Hispanic Americans, a group that also makes up a disproportionate share of the country’s poor.
@RushCard it's been a whole week without money, it's hard out here. Single mother no help. I work hard for my money and now I can't get it😡— Brittany Louis (@Induetime_loyal) October 19, 2015