“Bank error in your favor” may help you out in Monopoly, but in real life — you gotta give the money back. One New York man didn’t agree, and now he’s been arrested and has been charged with grand larceny.
According to Newsday, a police report says that the man withdrew $11,270 over a five-month period that “did not belong to him.”
“A bank teller had erroneously deposited these funds into the defendant’s account. Capital One Bank . . . contacted the defendant on numerous occasions asking the defendant to return the funds, but received no response,” the report said