A short conversation with a bank
About ten years ago:
bank: hey, you can get digital statements now, wanna go paperless?
you: hey awesome great
you: hm, I need that statement from 2016
bank: we deleted it
Source: s11e09: A short conversation with a bank - Buttondown
This is such a silly problem to have in 2022. Banks can do better, they just choose not to.