A group calling itself US Uncut organized a series of protests over the weekend at Bank of America branches across the country to protest large corporations with unpaid income taxes.

The group organized protests at over 40 branches of Bank of America on Saturday, with members waiting on line to present fake checks to bank tellers for $1.5 billion made out to “The United States c/o Taxpaying Citizens,” according to the Huffington Post. That would be roughly equivalent to the unpaid taxes on BofA’s 2009 earnings of $4.4 billion, according to organizers.

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