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DailyDirt: Bank Error In Your Favor....

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You might think that with all the supercomputer capabilities available that banks wouldn't make somewhat simple errors with huge dollar amounts. You would be wrong. Human errors can be greatly magnified by automated systems, and these errors seem to happen almost regularly. What would you do if you found more than a few extra bucks in your bank account? Here are just a few recent examples of some pretty big monetary mistakes. If you'd like to read more awesome and interesting stuff, check out this unrelated (but not entirely random!) Techdirt post via StumbleUpon.

Filed Under: accidents, atm, banks, error, mistakes, money, quadrillionaire
Companies: bank of america, paypal


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    That One Guy (profile), 29 Jul 2013 @ 6:42pm

    On the second one, at first I was thinking that the guy should be punished harshly for taking advantage of a mistake like that, then I saw that it was BoA that screwed up, the same bank that has attempted foreclosure on a family who had already fully paid their house off, and all of a sudden I just didn't care.

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