© 2024 91.9 KVCR

KVCR is a service of the San Bernardino Community College District.

San Bernardino Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, creed, religion, disability, marital status, veteran status, national origin, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

701 S Mt Vernon Avenue, San Bernardino CA 92410
909-384-4444
Where you learn something new every day.
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

U.K. bank mistakenly issues duplicate payments to customers' accounts

RACHEL MARTIN, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Rachel Martin with a story about accidentally getting into the holiday spirit. About 75,000 people got a double dose of cheer if they happened to look at their bank balance on Christmas Day. The U.K. branch of Santander Bank mistakenly issued duplicate payments into customers' accounts. The technical error cost about $175 million. Santander is now working to recover all that money. But if customers are like me, they've already used it to pay off their Christmas credit card debt. It's MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.