Whatever Bank of America says must be true, right? Which is rough news for one man who just found out he’s been dead since 2009, according to the bank. They also reported the sad news to the three major credit rating agencies, and that really put a kink in his request for a bank loan for his new home.
ABC News says the South Carolina man, who is very alive, was suprised to find out that BOA has considered him dead since May 2009 and spread the sad news willy-nilly throughout the credit world.
The 39-year-old man found that out the hard way when he tried to get a loan in October, and has been struggling with the implications of his false death since then. The mortgage company hasn’t been able to get his credit score to approve the loan, and BOA hasn’t fixed their mistake.
“It’s been a complete waste of time,” he said.
A spokeswoman for Bank of America says the bank was working with Livingston to “resolve this issue as quickly as possible.”
*Thanks for the tip, Taylor!