Ready for something scarier than your checking account balance? Folks who tried to make a withdrawal from this ATM machine got more than they bargained for in the form of a snake who lived in the device. As if the hidden charges most banks try to pull aren’t bad enough. Now we have to dodge snakes at the ATM? Back to hiding our cash under the mattress for us.
Actually, “Snakes in the ATM” would be
I am one of those people who loves to use my debit card. It irritates me to no end when I'm at a check out line and someone whips out their checkbook. But hey that's just me. I rarely carry cash because I spend it. But on the rare occasion I do carry cash I get it from my bank's ATM.
A software glitch that impacted all Commonwealth Bank ATMs in Sydney, Australia yesterday allowed customers to withdraw thousands of dollars, even if they had no more than a buck in their accounts.
News of the "free money" quickly traveled throughout social media, and there were soon large crowds around Commonwealth ATMs throughout the city...