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Christina Tetreault
Senior Policy Counsel

Christina Tetreault serves as Policy Counsel on Consumer Reports’ Financial Services team. Christina is a payments expert with a special interest in emerging payments, including virtual currencies such as Bitcoin. A regular blogger, Tweeter and speaker on payments and consumer finance issues, Christina authored two reports in 2014: Prepaid Cards: How They Rate 2014, and with colleague Suzanne Martindale, Pay Me How? What You Should Know About Payroll Cards for the Clearinghouse Review Journal of Poverty Law and Policy. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Christina was in corporate sales for a major retailer. She resides in San Francisco, home to her favorite baseball team, the San Francisco Giants.

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