ST. LOUIS — A customer is suing Bank of America N.A. citing alleged racial and religious discrimination.

Mohamed Amin Mohamed filed a complaint on Oct. 31 in the St. Louis Circuit Court against Bank of America, alleging that the financial institution tortiously interfered with his business expectations based on racial/cultural/religious animus.

According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges that on June 19, he received a letter from the defendant qualifying him for a loan in the amount of $240,000 with an expected 25 percent down payment, but on July 26 the bank sent him a letter stating the loan did not meet the occupancy requirements despite the property being "non-owner occupied."

The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks damages not exceeding $74,000 and any further relief that the court deems just and proper. He is represented by Vincent A. Banks III of Vincent A. Banks III Law Office in St. Louis.

St. Louis Circuit Court case number 1722-CC11645




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