Free Money From Generous ATM Given Back

from the so-honest dept

When a overly generous bank ATM in North Dakota started giving people more money than they asked for, at least three customers made sure to give the extra money back. The article makes it sound like those were the only three customers who received extra money - and that they were all honest and gave it back. I wonder if that's true, or if most people took the money and ran.
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  • identicon
    dorpus, 17 Mar 2003 @ 10:34am

    Why lack of privacy can be a good thing

    In rural communities where everyone knows what everyone had for breakfast, there is often very little crime. There are towns where unattended stores have money deposit counters, so customers will drop off the money. (Of course, there are rural towns where crime is every bit as nasty as big city ghettos.)

    The premise of big cities in the Industrial era was the freedoms of choice they offered, along with the anonymity, lack of accountability, lack of care for one another. How will cities change when people are no longer anonymous, more accountable, and maybe people care about one another?

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    • identicon
      Anonymous Coward, 17 Mar 2003 @ 10:58am

      Re: Why lack of privacy can be a good thing

      HEY PLATO, GET THE F--- BACK TO WORK!

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      • identicon
        dorkus, 17 Mar 2003 @ 2:33pm

        Re: Why lack of privacy can be a good thing

        Hey, get current! Dorp has already lamented a lacking in job status...

        EOF (End Of Flame) otay?

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        • identicon
          dorpus, 17 Mar 2003 @ 3:08pm

          Re: Why lack of privacy can be a good thing

          Officially, I am unemployed.

          Unofficially, I am working part time for a scientist writing a research paper, and my name will be published. And I will also be performing at a rock concert in Tokyo on Friday and Monday. I've lost 10 pounds since being laid off so bought a new pair of clothes for the concert. Life ain't going too bad.

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    keith knutsson, 18 Mar 2003 @ 8:14am

    No Subject Given

    they should be able to keep the money or the bank should reward them with a percentage.

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  • identicon
    LOOSEENDS4953, 20 Mar 2003 @ 3:59pm

    HONEST PEOPLE

    I REALLY DO FEEL AS IF MOST AMERICANS ARE HONEST ENOUGH TO GIVE THE MONEY BACK. ONE QUESTION THOUGH.DID THE BANK GIVE THE THREE HONEST PEOPLE A REWARD FOR RETURNING THE EXTRA MONEY?

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