I wrote the correct amount, should I have to pay for their mistake?

By anonymous

I wrote a check for my rent where I am currently living. I wrote the correct amount of $792.00 but they cashed the check at $742.00. How they could make that mistake when it is clearly written and spelled out is beyond me. I showed them proof of a carbon copy and my bank statement showing the check image and it is clear they made a mistake. My bank did only charge me $742.00, but hey I wrote the check out right. My question is that am I liable to have to write them another check for the $50.00?

Edited on: Friday, October 11th, 2013 8:01 pm

3 Responses to “I wrote the correct amount, should I have to pay for their mistake?”

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October 11th, 2013 10:14 pm

Did the check say seven hundred and ninety two dollars?

The Answer

October 11th, 2013 10:21 pm

Yes the check I had written said seven hundred and ninety-two dollars. I have the carbon copy of the check and the check image from my online bank statement. The apartment complex only charged me $742 and so do the bank.


October 11th, 2013 10:31 pm

That is really strange. I’m sorry I don’t know the answer.


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