From The CreditUnion Times:
... [A certain individual] suddenly has many mouths in banking security making worried sounds. Read more
That’s because the Louisville, Ky., man apparently used mobile remote deposit capture and a Bank of America account to deposit 32 Western Union money orders that he also cashed out at a Kroger. That means he used mobile RDC to in effect double his money.
All in all, [he] made off with $12,620, according to police reports.
And this theft now is reigniting old fears that mobile RDC could easily be harnessed by crooks intent on double dipping with the same financial instrument.
The problem here is that there is a time delay (latency) in the communication between institutional systems about the status of a deposited item.