Consumer Protection Law
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You do not have a case. Chase owns the card and has the right to take security measures to protect the money in the account. Even if we assume they were wrong, the things you want compensation for, your gas, time, embarassment, are what is known as "incidental and consequestial damages" and are not recoverable under California law unless Chase agreed in writing to be liable for them, which I can assure you they did not. Divide your funds between two or three banks.