Bank Of America Gives Same Account Number To Two Customers, Deposits $30K In Social Security Payments To The Wrong One

Bank Of America Gives Same Account Number To Two Customers, Deposits $30K In Social Security Payments To The Wrong One

While Bank of America may have millions and millions of customers, one would think that having 10-digit account numbers would allow the bank to have billions of customers without duplicating a number. But this is BofA, who not only managed to have two customers with identical numbers for two years — depositing $30,000 of Social Security payments into the wrong account during that time — but who also shrugs it off by saying this “does happen occasionally.” [More]