Internet typing error costs father €43,000

A man from Wageningen has gone to court to try to recover €43,000 he sent to the wrong bank account, the Telegraaf reports on Thursday.

The man was attempting to pay the money into his son’s bank account but made a one-digit error when putting the number into his internet banking system.
Instead the cash went to a woman in Almelo who refused to return it. She used most of the money to buy a car and pay off her gambling debts. Police also found €10,000 in cash at her house.
The man has now gone to court to ask for the money back. The entire process could take years, the paper says.

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