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Bank overdraft fees 'too high or unfair', customers say

About 2.5m people used an unauthorised overdraft in the last year, with over two thirds saying charges on them are too high or unfair.

The poll for consumer magazine Which? found over a third of people (36%) were surprised at how high their charges were, with 68% saying they were too high.

Many bank customers say fees for unauthorised overdrafts are too high. Credit: Anthony Devlin/PA Archive/Press Association Images

Which? said 25,000 people had now signed up to a campaign called 'Stop Sneaky Fees and Charges' aimed at misleading or overly high fees.