However, the Judiciary Report and the Sound Off Column have stated for years that the FBI and its sister agency the NSA (who share information and surveillance data among each other) have been spying on the public's financial transactions and credit reports, which includes Visa and SWIFT (see article links below).
We are living in a police state (with NSA and FBI spying having gone global, a police world) which I found out the hard way after my interactions with the untrustworthy, treacherous FBI several years ago. Privacy is a myth. This conduct is wholly illegal. You know what's worse, some of the worst things they are doing hasn't even come out yet.