An Indiana volunteer firefighter was shocked after checking his bank balance only to find that $8.2 million (£6.1m) had been deposited in his bank account.
FF Charles Calvin said that he stopped by an ATM at a local shop to withdraw $200 from his bank account before doing some shopping.
But when he pulled his receipt to check his balance, he was shocked to find that nearly 10 million dollars had been deposited into his account.
Calvin had been expecting a stimulus package payment of $1,700 but could not believe his eyes when he saw that he had become an overnight multi-millionaire.
Calvin told the local news station, WGN-TV that, in reality, the mistake “kind of sucks”.
“You go from being a millionaire one second then back to being broke again. But hey, once you’re poor you don’t have anywhere else to go but up” Calvin added.
An investigation is underway to determine how the money was placed in Calvin’s account.
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He should have kept it until it was asked for.