After ATM machine mistakenly dispenses extra cash, huge crowd rushes to withdraw cash in India
Withdrawing money from an automated teller machine (ATM) is a regular exercise for many people. Sometimes the money is distributed correctly. And sometimes it can also cause problems like money not coming out of ATM but money is deducted from account, card gets stuck in machine etc. But have you ever heard that the machine mistakenly dispenses extra cash? Well, that’s definitely something new, right? In reality, this is also true.
In the Indian state of Maharashtra, a man, who was attempting to withdraw 500 rupees from an ATM of a private bank in Khaparkheda town of Nagpur district on Wednesday, was surprised when the machine dispensed five 500 rupee notes instead of 100 rupees. , the media reported. So, in total, he got Rs 2,500 instead of Rs 500. To try his luck, he repeated the process and got the same result.
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Soon, news of the ATM anomaly spread like wildfire. A huge crowd gathered at the ATM to withdraw cash. Seeing this, a bank customer alerted the local police, who shut down the ATM center and notified the concerned bank after reaching the scene, an official from the Khaparkheda police station said.
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Due to a technical problem, the ATM was dispensing extra cash, the official added. In the ATM tray for Rs 100 notes, someone had mistakenly kept Rs 500 notes, he added. So far, no cases have been registered in this case.
(With agency contributions)
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