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Bank On It

Banks are the businesses we love to hate. They're the symbol of money, especially the money we don't have. And when they make mistakes, they're rarely in our favor.

TrueTRUE
Chasing Money
Chase Bank does not allow cash deposits made by non-account holders.

TrueTRUE
Million Error
Customer moves his million-dollar account after his bank refuses to validate a 50¢ parking ticket.

TrueTRUE
On Guard
Crook posing as security guard places 'OUT OF ORDER' sign on bank's night depository and collects depositors' money himself.

TrueTRUE
Black American Express Card
American Express issues a special black card that allows its holders to buy anything.

TrueTRUE
Money Tree
A bank issued a credit card to a tree.

TrueTRUE
Invisibility Check
Cons write checks in disappearing ink.

UndeterminedUNDETERMINED
Check Mate
Woman without driver's license tries to cash check by offering magazine with nude photos of herself as identification.

UndeterminedUNDETERMINED
Compound Interest
Albert Einstein once declared compound interest to be "the most powerful force in the universe."

LegendLEGEND
Last Call
Customer clears installment loan early by sending last coupon from payment book with first payment.

LegendLEGEND
Deposit Slip
Enterprising crook scams money by leaving blank deposit slips imprinted with his account number in the bank.

LegendLEGEND
Check and Double Check
Forger steals money by manipulating routing numbers on checks.

LegendLEGEND
The Super Bowl Indicator
The kind of year the stock market will have is predicted by the winner of the Super Bowl.

LegendLEGEND
The Salami Technique
Bank employee embezzles large amount of money by stealing small sums from many different accounts.

LegendLEGEND
Zero Dollars and Zero Sense
Man battles $0.00 charge that won't go away.

LegendLEGEND
Take That to the Bank
Disgruntled customer writes caustic letter to his bank over a bounced check.

LegendLEGEND
Dead Reckoning
Bank attempts to collect credit card service fees from dead customer.

FalseFALSE
Cash Cow
Someone once wrote a check on the side of a cow.

FalseFALSE
Paid in Full
A debtor can discharge his obligations by sending his creditor a check made out for a fraction of the amount owed with the words 'Paid in full' written on it.

FalseFALSE
PINned Hopes
Entering one's PIN in reverse at any ATM summons the police.

FalseFALSE
FDIC You
After a bank failure, insured deposits are paid back by the FDIC over a very long period of time.

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