Couple Arrested After Spending $120,000 Put Into Bank Account By Mistake

A Pennsylvania couple is facing felony theft charges after their bank accidentally put $120,000 in their account, and the couple spent most of it instead of contacting the bank, police said.

Robert and Tiffany Williams of Montoursville are also facing overdraft fees from the bank of about $107,000, according to the criminal complaint.

Tiffany Williams said the money was spent on an SUV, a camper, two four-wheelers and a car trailer, among other things, according to an affidavit.

The bank error when a customer in Georgia made a deposit of $120,000, and the BB&T Bank teller entered a wrong account number. Investigators discovered the funds had gone into the Williams’ joint account, the affidavit said. The couple has been released on $25,000 bail.

Source: Pennsylvania couple arrested: Bank wrongly deposited $120K they spent

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