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Bank's Mistake In Your Favor Can Be Costly

Sunday, June 19, 2011 - 10:03 AM
This is another lesson not to spend any money that a bank mistakenly deposits into your account. It's best to report it to the bank and let the money sit in the account. From CBS Los Angeles:
A Laguna Beach man who failed to notify authorities after over $110,000 was mistakenly transferred into his bank account now faces jail time, prosecutors said

Ken TuminKen Tumin5,473 posts since
Nov 29, 2009
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1. Monday, June 20, 2011 - 4:08 AM
I don't think it's fair to put him in jail.  His behavior maybe immoral or unethical but not criminal.  By God, the woman used the wrong account and put money in the guy's account herself!  In a way, this story again shows how unwilling people in this country are to take any responsibilities for their own actions.  Mistakes have consequences, good or bad.    
ninissniniss60 posts since
Sep 22, 2010
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