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Did Barclays realy...

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j08 Fri 20-Sep-13 22:33:08

...let a bonus engineer walk into one of their branches and fit an extra bit to their computers, thereby enabling a bunch of crooks to steal a million pounds (from customers' accounts!)?!

seems they did. Just like that!! hmm

absent Fri 20-Sep-13 22:36:15

Banks appear to have some of the worst security of any business. Also, they try to keep stories about fraud and theft out of the media to prevent people from losing confidence. What about getting a grip instead?

Eloethan Fri 20-Sep-13 23:32:07

absent Like you, I've also heard that the majority of incidents of fraud are kept quiet by the banks. I've already lost confidence in the banking, in fact in the whole economic, system.

j08 Sat 21-Sep-13 11:55:25


Galen Sat 21-Sep-13 12:15:49

Jingle! Did you mean a bonus engineer? Or is your kindle playing up again?

Elegran Sat 21-Sep-13 12:35:20

That explains why bankers get such massive bonuses - they get bonus engineers to fix the computers.

j08 Sat 21-Sep-13 12:35:58

Oh no!!! bogus! Yes. Sodding kindle. hmm

j08 Sat 21-Sep-13 12:37:15

Yeah Elegran. Maybe my kindle had the right idea! grin

feetlebaum Sat 21-Sep-13 13:32:12

Fat fingers on a Kindle, you mean...

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M0nica Mon 01-Oct-18 19:45:26

I have reported the last post. It used to have a link that I think it is not really safe to follow.