A cash machine outside a supermarket in Hull in northern England began giving out double the money requested for several hours on Tuesday, drawing a crowd of hundreds eager to take advantage of the error.
“People were calling their mates up and telling them to get down there,” a passer-by told The Hull Daily Mail. After several hours the machine ran out of money.
Yes, that would tend to happen when hoardes of imbeciles are lining up to withdraw $1200 and be given a receipt for a $600 withdrawal. Maybe the local economy got an unexpected stimulus boost until charges are filed against those making withdrawals.