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NewsCitibank out half a billion dollars because of crappy UI Pin
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Ha! happened to someone else I see. I wrote code, shoot 20 years ago that misbilled customers (the tech lead was supposed to check this). Accounting found a mismatch in what the system was doing and what it was billing. Turns out I had an error in a transaction pre-amable. Since the machine didn't know what to do with the transaction, it parked it and emailed the trouble account.

The only problem was no one was checking the email.... had something like 45k emails asking for help.

The ugliest part was trying to explain to the customer why we needed to collect another $200K. Awkward...
Charlie Gilley
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