Banker Asleep At Keyboard, Transfers Millions[Pic+

Submitted by: maggierose78 3 years ago

If only he transferred some of that money to me.
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Male 12,365
[quote]Funny idea, but I`m not buying it.
You can`t just snooze and type 22222222222222.
There`s confirmations and links and etc etc`s to deal with before a transfer goes through.[/quote]

The money wasn`t actually transferred - the story says that the bank easily caught the error and stopped it. So the checks you refer to were in place - it just passed the first two links in the chain of checks (entry and first checking).

When I was living in London, quite some while back, the local education authority put an an order through their payroll system to pay a caretaker about £3M for a month. Someone had put his annual salary into a badly designed new payroll system that was expecting an hourly rate of pay. So it paid him something like £16,000 per hour for that month - nobody had programmed it to check. It was caught by the multiple levels of checks before it was transferred, but he did get a payslip for the millions.
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Male 37,888

Funny idea, but I`m not buying it.
You can`t just snooze and type 22222222222222.
There`s confirmations and links and etc etc`s to deal with before a transfer goes through.
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Male 13,624
Much amusement here
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Male 3,081
It would be funnier if by chance the lucky recipient was called Herr Qwerty.
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Male 7,031
Isn`t falling asleep on a keyboard the way the "Twilight" books were written?
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Female 688
Link: Banker Asleep At Keyboard, Transfers Millions[Pic+ [Rate Link] - If only he transferred some of that money to me.
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