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(Solved) - $500+ check deposited in my account..

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  • Started 2 years ago by CompWiz
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CompWiz
Posts: 864

Hi folks,

Well I have intersting story for ya'll

This past Saturday morning I woke up and realized I was $500+ richer in my bank account..I could see through the online portal that it was a check but I couldn't see it til today. And it's a pay-check of this women in IN. So, instead of wasting the cash (which I need and want), I will glady call my bank and report the "error"?

What would you have done?

Posted 2 years ago
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warlock
Posts: 4100

Told the bank.

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Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Told the bank, and informed IN.

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ProstheticHead
Posts: 3281

'Accidentally' spend it, then tell the Bank.. Then tell them to take it out of the billions and billions in bailouts they owe us.

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CompWiz
Posts: 864

Just finished talking to a representative from my bank. Funds removed. Good feeling..

sighs....only if I could win the lottery!!

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vistual
Posts: 3135

im with ph on this one!

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CompWiz
Posts: 864

My first thought is..." I would hate to find out that my pay check was deposited into another person's bank account" ...

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vistual
Posts: 3135

youre a good dude.
really, man. wish there were more people like you.
hey im needing a little help over here gustavo.
una ayuda / algito - not too much. unos $500 mas o menos talvez.
seria muy agradecido.
make it a postal money order. that'll be fine.

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CompWiz
Posts: 864

vistual, well thanks :)

And you know Spanish!!??

' Esta bien, yo te lo mando 'money order' nomas dame un par de aƱos para juntarlo ' :P xD

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vistamike
Posts: 10945

CompWiz, you certainly did the right thing and you must be commended for it, what a stout fellow you are (and this does not reflect on obesity LOL)

" I would hate to find out that my pay check was deposited into another person's bank account" certainly says it all.

Good man.

However, had it been $500,000 would you have made that call?

I'd struggle to come to terms, let alone carry it

Mike

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vistual
Posts: 3135

@Mike ..LOLOLOL!!

@cw, esta bien. i can wait.

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CompWiz
Posts: 864

@vistamike, It was more of an instinctive act.. by nature I just can't do wrong if that makes any sense.

And for you question; "However, had it been $500,000 would you have made that call?"

My answer is: Most definitely!! lol I think I'd even be frightened to find that amount in my account!!

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Drizzle
Posts: 2045

Well done compwiz,am sure the person with the missing pay check was truly grateful,not having to argue with the bank that their money really was not where it should have been.

The laws of life...'what goes round comes round'..

So look out for a welcome surprise sometime soon...... enjoy......:)

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CompWiz
Posts: 864

Drizzle, thanks. :)

"The laws of life...'what goes round comes round'.."- Amen to that!

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Lighthouse
Posts: 13598

Tis called Karma. And tis true.

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raphoenix
Posts: 14920

In most countries you are legally bound to report the bank error.

When the error is caught and If you had spent the Error Money,
you would have been asked to repay the sum immediately or go to jail.

Morally you did the correct action and legally you saved yourself from a whole bunch of trouble.

This situation falls under Credit, Fraud or Theft Law.

There is no free money. :)

Rick P.

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CompWiz
Posts: 864

Rick, that's right.

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SarahJames
Posts: 6581

Just reading up on this - way to go, CompWiz! :)))

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CompWiz
Posts: 864

@SarahJames, :)

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ProstheticHead
Posts: 3281

@Compwiz. Glad it's all sorted and you did the right thing. I'm sure the rightful owner of that cash is very grateful!

And in case anyone was wondering, I was joking about spending the $500. I'm not that hard up for cash! However, If half a mil were to mysteriously materialise in my bank account, it (and myself) would probably very quickly and mysteriously dematerialise.. especially now since the whole effin country's gone tits up. I generally try to do the right thing in life, but no way could I claim to be that nice. Besides, anybody receiving a pay cheque for $500k can probably afford to do without!

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