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On Sept. 30, 2022, Brandon Gray, a member of the $3.5 billion Credit Union of Southern California in Anaheim, Calif., deposited a check from a third-party into his account. A few days later he was shocked to learn that the credit union charged him with a $10 return deposit item fee because the check bounced.

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