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If you took out £10 and it gave you £60 would you keep the extra money?
Although I do like the imagie of him desperately trying to stuff the excess £50 back in the machine quite amusing
Regardless, its yes either way
I don't think the poor bank could cope without that £50.
in seriousness, I'd have checked my account straight away to check if I'd taken out £60 rather than £10. If it was an error, pocket it
Something similar happened to me once at one of those cash points that has a screen over the machine that opens when you put your card in. Screen slid back, revealed £100 in tenners left in the machine that the previous user had withdrawn but then forgotten to take. WIN
So to get 60 after only wanting 10 would not make sense. If you were taking out 10, you would probably just get a fifty in it's place not a tenner note and a 50. Unless he got 6 tenner notes.
Calm down money bags
If he took out a tenner he'd either get one note (a fifty) or one note (a tenner) or two notes (a fiver and a fifty).
this thread is lies
Person went to cashpoint A and tried to withdraw £10. Nothing came out. They went to cashpoint B to check if the account was £10 less. It was. they then returned to the bank with cashpoint A and noticed a tenner hanging out of the slot. They took it and 2 twenties and a extra tenner came with it.
nobody, NOBODY, knows exactly how much they has in their accounts
Then it all came at once when you went back?
This is why it was handed in (along with some CCTV paranoia).
Well done. I'm not sure if I would have done the same.
the old lady would always be refunded by the bank regardless whethe the money was handed to them or not
it gave me two £20 notes, I checked the balance and saw it hadn't taken it off my balance (at all £0 had been withdrawn according to my balance) so I took the money... that was one sick ATM and I didn't feel bad about it....... loser
it must have been taken kind of half out so the mechanism didn't suck it back in. Christ knows how the previous person missed it. There was no one around so I just took it then carried on with my withdrawal. I meant to contact the bank etc but time ticked on, I couldn't remember which bank's cashpoint it technically was or how I would even go about reporting it, so I just kept it.
you did the right thing
If I had seen the person, or it was outside an actual bank I could have done something. But it was some random cashpoint in a shopping centre somewhere with no one about. What technically should I have done, taken it to the nearest police station?
and it gave me 20 instead of a tenner. Only a tenner came out of my account. I wish I had gone back and asked for £50 to see if £100 came out now in a way, but that would have been quite blatant. At least I could claim I knew nothing about it.
can I take you to the casino?
£10, gave me a £5 chip to stick on roulette, a steak dinner and a drink. Meal was good, lost the £5 on red, then spent £30 on chips. Left with £85. I will never go back to a casino. Apart from this, I am fairly unlucky really.
I'd pretty happily take an extra £10. £20, or even a few notes, would be fine. I'd start to get a bit suspicious after the £50 mark though. By £100 I'd be pretty convinced the Russian mafia were watching my every move.
it is that klnd of thing that would stop me trying to scam a cashpoint, it is blatantly theft. Do it once and jog on, you can claim it was an honest mistake then.
You'll have to report it straightaway to the bank. It's the only way you can preserve your position, but if you sit on it and wait for them to find you, then it's a lot weaker.