Bank of America says customers who received $100 bills instead of $10 bills at a Houston-area ATM can keep the extra cash.
"This was an incident at a single ATM in Houston caused when a vendor incorrectly loaded $100 bills in place of $10 bills. We have resolved the matter. Customers will be able to keep the additional money dispensed," Bank of America said in a statement Monday.
Harris County Sheriff's officials said deputies noticed a number of people crowded around an ATM, stopped to investigate and learned $100 bills were wrongly being dispensed.
Other law enforcement personnel also noticed a posting online about an errant ATM and the ATM was shut down and guarded while the bank was notified.
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Authorities didn't immediately say how much money was erroneously dispensed.
The original report from The Associated Press said the customers received $100 bills instead of $20 bills. The statement from the bank clarified the incident.