A woman in Largo, Florida trying to withdraw $20 from an ATM discovered she had nearly $1 billion in her bank account,
“I know most people probably thought they won the lottery, but I was shocked that it wasn’t my money,” Julia Junkowski admitted to local broadcaster WFLA over the weekend.
Yunkowski was even more confused when she warned her in her attempt to withdraw that there was an additional fee because she would be exposed to an overdraft. Then he printed his account balance where he saw the total $999,985,855.94 أمريكي.
At first he thought maybe it was something wrong online or he was the victim of some kind of fraud. Since it was the weekend, he was unable to reach a representative from Chase Bank to see what was going on in his account.
But what seemed like a miscalculation, this woman turned into a virtual billionaire, turned out to be protective method for fight fraud Chase uses it to freeze the bank account, which explains the woman’s inability to withdraw funds.
According to Chase, Yonkowski has a joint or joint bank account with her deceased husband, and since the required documentation has not been provided in cases where one of the owners dies, the system freezes any related activity.
Select Chase it The amount reflected in the account was actually a negative balance of approximately $1 billion, Which aims to grab the customer’s attention.
The bank did not explain to the media why this particular amount was used, but explained that the woman’s account had been returned to its original state. She’s not a billionaire, she doesn’t owe about a billion dollars, and she can now withdraw money.
Yunkowski hopes his case serves as a lesson so that it does not happen to other people and can resolve any existing inconsistencies with his financial institution.