If The Bank Accidentally Gives You $11,000 And You Won't Give It Back, You're Gonna Get Arrested

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

Cops: Bank customer arrested after refusing to return money [Newsday via Gothamist]

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