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where can i report a bank from stealing money from me.?

I took $500 from an ATM. now my account is showing i made a withdrawel twice of $500. so now i cant even pay my bills because they took my payroll check to cover the rest of the money. i called the bank and they told me that it will take about a week to review. but i got bills to pay today i cannot wait. can i report them, it's not fair for me to wait when it was their mistake.


    




2008-10-15 12:06:59 +0000
You probably had a scammer scan your card and record your PIN number.

Change your PIN TODAY. IMMEDIATELY.

It's possible that it could be a simple mistake, but you should not take the chance.

And the bank did not "steal" your money - either they or you made a mistake - it happens.


2008-10-15 12:02:22 +0000
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A similar thing happened to me and my bank also said it would take about a week. It was causing my checks to be returned for NSF. I went to the bank told them I needed a resolution that day and asked to speak with a manager. They told me he was busy but that in any case he would only tell me I had to wait for them to research their records. In a loud, not screaming, and polite manner I announced in the lobby that I would not be leaving until someone solved this problem. I sat down and started conversations with everyone that come in about the problem I was having. The people already in the lobby and the newcomers all agreed the bank should not make me wait a week. In about 15 minutes the manager asked me to come into his office. The problem was resolved in about 30 minutes.


2008-10-15 12:10:45 +0000
i'm asking just in case. Where there any stolen atm cards from you?
I think you should go to the bank that owns the atm ask them what's wrong and also report this to the police. Only a lunatic will make up so probably they will listen.
Hope i gave help for you


2008-10-15 11:59:18 +0000
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You can't. No one will listen to you. I am being serious I had this happen. Even the fdic will not listen to you. They will have you fill out a report and later send you a general form letter saying the bank did nothing wrong.


2008-10-15 11:54:48 +0000
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I think you have done what you can at the moment. You informed the bank, they need to check their video tape and balance out the ATM, and so on. Keep checking with the bank and document the conversations. After the week and there is no answer, contact the Banking Commission with your documentation.
Then I would contact the people who you owe and tell the status that you are at...
Then I think if the error is on the part of the bank, have the bank make a formal letter stating their error, the time it happened and quickly pay the bills along with a copy of the letter. Hopefully this will quiet the bill collectors and back up your call of the banking error prior.


2008-10-15 11:56:12 +0000
From your explanation it looks like a double withdrawal of the same amount. I guess you can sort it out with the bank before taking any legal action. I understand your bills have to be paid. You better see the Bank Manager and let him expedite your complaint.


2008-10-15 12:03:31 +0000
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You can probably sue them for the mistake and the snowball effect it had on you and your finances. I would consider researching it just in case you have to pay late fees and bounced check charges.


2008-10-15 11:53:59 +0000
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You can try to call the FDIC at 1-877-275-3342 and see if there's anything that they can do about it.


2008-10-15 11:59:05 +0000
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It seems like you are living pay check to pay check.Get a better job through training, extra time, etc. Don't spend money you don't have (credit cards, etc.). Don't eat out for a while. Learn to cook or prepare your own meals. Go to garage sales. When I first bought my home, the one I am living in now. I didn't have anything. I went to garage sales and saved a fortune. You'd be surprised what you can find and what you can save. Be frugal before you get yourself into further debt. The party starts when you can afford to throw one.


2008-10-15 11:55:11 +0000
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uh...they have to make sure WHO's mistake it is. Check the terms of service you agreed to when you signed on.

Try talking to a manager; but odds are you'll have to wait; hopefully they can speed things up.





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