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No. 4298: The True Story of the Half-a-Billion-Dollar Blunder

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The True Story of the Half-a-Billion-Dollar Blunder

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Permanent URL: https://mezzacotta.net/garfield/?comic=4298

Strip by: Jason Tank

Jon: I am so glad Citibank started letting me work from home
SFX: CLICK
Jon: Oops
Jon: I accidentally wired away $500,000,000
Garfield: Ehh, that sounds like a "fix it tomorrow" situation

The author writes:

Yes, this actually happened! So far, a judge has ruled that Citibank can't get its money back, but the appeals may last several more years: https://www.forbes.com/sites/jonathanponciano/2021/02/16/citi-cant-get-back-500-million-it-accidentally-wired-to-revlon-lenders-federal-judge-rules/

Original strip: 2009-12-15.