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Bank says customers can keep $100 bills after ATM mistake

27 November 2018, 02:48 | Kelvin Horton

A crowd gathered outside the ATM in Houston Texas after word spread it was giving out $100 bills instead of $20s

A crowd gathered outside the ATM in Houston Texas after word spread it was giving out $100 bills instead of $20s

In footage shot by local news channel KPRC-TV, people even lined up in their cars for their turn - less Mad Max-esque as it sounds, as the ATM appears to be located in the middle of a carpark.

A rogue ATM drew huge crowds after it began dispending $100 bills to customers who requested $20.

The bank was made aware of the situation and as of Monday morning, the machine remains out of order.

The man posted about it on social media, which caused a crowd to rush the location to try to get some free extra cash, deputies said. Bank of America also says customers will be able to keep the additional dispensed money.


This was an incident at a single ATM in Houston caused when a vendor incorrectly loaded $100 bills in place of $10 bills.

Police arrived and shut down the ATM. We have resolved the matter.

Deputies say they cleared the area, then notified Bank of America about the glitch.

This news came as a shock to many who thought the bank would take back the money accidentally dispensed to customers or that people who took advantage of the error would face charges.



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