What Happens if There Is a Bank Error in Your Favor? | eHow
In some rare cases, banks and other organizations involved in the account credit mistake insist that your account is fine. To be safe, it's best to get something in writing to this effect and to note the discrepancy you believe exists. If the institutions continue to state that everything is in order, you may be able to keep the funds. Ethically, even if this happens, it is still is your responsibility to make a good-faith effort to find out who really owns the funds.
"A woman is like a teabag, you never know how strong she is until she gets in hot water." - Eleanor Roosevelt
Keep your religion out of other people's marriages.
Personally, I think they made the right decision.
Walmart's business model is contingent on moving volume to the low-income and lower-middle-income demographic.
It's bad business for Walmart to piss off poor people.
So rather than sending the message that "poor people are largely dishonest and we just can't trust them" Walmart, knowing that that was true, decided to take the beating.
Walmart made $16B last year and they're on track to repeat that performance this year.
The cost of absorbing this thievery was probably the lesser between biting that bullet and taking a position that the media would have spun into some 1%-er bull****.
Either give a couple hundred "customers" a grocery cart full of food or be dragged through the mud in the press and on social media for actually enforcing the idea that Walmart owns their inventory until a paying customer can demonstrate that he or she actually has the funds necessary to make a purchase.
“Now it is not good for the Christian’s health to hustle the Aryan brown,
For the Christian riles, and the Aryan smiles and he weareth the Christian down;
And the end of the fight is a tombstone white with the name of the late deceased,
And the epitaph drear: “A Fool lies here who tried to hustle the East.”
In an odd coincidence, the previous shift at the data center where I work apparently received a call regarding this issue.
Apparently someone was trying to contact whoever was working on it, or something.
Sometimes I think we're alone. Sometimes I think we're not. In either case, the thought is staggering. ~ R. Buckminster Fuller
jallman: "It's all good. At least you have a thick skin and can take being poked fun back at without crying. "
Xerox should have to pay for this, their screw up. And every person that went on their shopping spree should be charged with EBT fraud.