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Can you keep money the bank deposited into your account in error?

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02/15/2007

No, that should be reported to the bank immediately. The bank will eventually discover the error if the account holder does not and will take whatever steps needed to rectify the problem. An account holder who knowingly uses such funds is guilty of a criminal offense.