A Texas woman became a one-day millionaire on Tuesday when her bank mistakenly deposited a whopping $37 million dollars into her account.
Dallas resident Ruth Balloon said she checked her bank account and saw additional $37 million dollars showing as her account balance.
Balloon, 35, had wanted to believe “someone really gifted us with that $37 million” but she knew it was too good to be true.
Her husband called their bank, LegacyTexas, which informed the couple the extra money wasn’t a Christmas bonus but a mistake. The bank apologized and withdrew the money.
The bank told the television in a statement that even if Balloon had not caught the error, it would have been spotted and corrected.
LegacyTexas bank said a teller typed the account number as the cash amount being deposited by mistake, resulting in a huge bank balance for the Balloons The bank said the manual entry error that resulted in the mistake has been addressed.