Some tens of 1000’s of individuals awakened on Christmas Day to doubled wages and a higher-than-expected financial institution stability after Santander did an oopsie, depositing £130 million ($176 million) into accounts held by its UK clients. Santander would now like the cash again, please.
The deposit mishap was the results of a mysterious “scheduling challenge,” in accordance with The Instances, which first reported the story. The financial institution confirmed to The Verge that some funds have been by chance doubled. (Santander is characterizing it as a “technical challenge.”) These transactions included these from 2,000 companies, in addition to unintentional