Off topic: Spelling error worth $1 billion?
Thread poster: Lingua 5B

Lingua 5B  Identity Verified
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Local time: 02:10
German to Serbian
+ ...
Mar 12, 2016

Apologies for sensationalist titleicon_biggrin.gif, but here is what happened:

Hackers misspelled “foundation” in the NGO’s name as “fandation”, prompting a routing bank, Deutsche Bank, to seek clarification from the Bangladesh central bank, which stopped the transaction, one of the officials said.

Full article: http://www.theguardian.com/business/2016/mar/10/spelling-mistake-prevented-bank-heist


 

Phil Hand  Identity Verified
China
Local time: 08:10
Chinese to English
Stay in school, kids Mar 14, 2016

Or you'll never make it as a bank robber.

 


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