Friday, July 14

Everybody makes mistakes, right?

For organizations that rely on credit card donations instead of opening envelopes filled with cash these mistakes are a lot more visible and usually hit donors in their wallet. When the environmental group Greenpeace UK debited their monthly donors in December of last year, they accidentially charged 100 times the amount they intended.

John Sauven, a Greenpeace director, said it had taken immediate action once the software error had been spotted.

"We are still trying to find out how this glitch happened but for some reason two noughts seem to have been added, or the computer has converted pence into pounds," he said.

oops... but hey, what's a few extra zeros between friends?

Read the full story here.

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