BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut woman says her bank account was wiped out after a clerk mistakenly charged her $2,600 for a $30 pizza.
Katie Boucher said that the overcharge occurred last week at Amano’s Pizza in Bristol when a the clerk hit the wrong button and quickly voided the transaction to her debit card.READ MORE: Earth Day: Going Vertical In Newark, Innovative AeroFarms Grows More With Less
But Boucher said her bank told her it would take up to 10 days before the $2,600 was refunded.
Boucher said she went to the owner Von Manolitsis and had him sign some forms that helped the bank refund the money in just 4 days.READ MORE: MTA At Odds With NYPD Over Response To Subway Crime As More People Return To Public Transit
But Boucher said she racked up $230 in overdraft and late fees for due bills.
Boucher says Manolitsis offered to pay her back in pizza.
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