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There must be a law against it!

I’m feeling a little poor at the moment. So, to ensure I remain frugal in my expenditures, I visited the cashpoint this morning with the intention of withdrawing the minimum amount possible.

A ten euro note would easily have covered a couple of coffees. So that’s what I keyed in at the hole-in-the-wall.

SORRY. ONLY DENOMINATIONS OF €20 AND €50 AVAILABLE – PLEASE ENTER ANOTHER AMOUNT.

So begrudgingly I opt for €20; but what does the machine dole out?!

Two €10 euro notes!

[offending bank : Banque Populaire D’Alsace]

By | 2007-02-09T17:03:08+00:00 February 9th, 2007|Strasbourg|2 Comments

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  1. Annick February 13, 2007 at 8:37 pm - Reply

    Well, I think it’s the case for every bank in France. Is it different in Britain?

  2. Bart February 14, 2007 at 9:50 am - Reply

    Absolutely. Lying to your customers for your own gain, whether you’re a bank or a shoe-shop, is illegal.

    I am just surprised that this isn’t also the case in France!

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