Today at Scotia bank I went to pay some bills, I was short some bucks in my Scotia account so I went to the bank machine in the bank and withdrew $$$$...I went back to the till with cash in hand and counted out $$$$$..In front of the teller. I noticed an old 20 in the stack and had set it aside cause I wanted to keep it.
Well she says you cant have that one, its counterfeit. I thought she was joking with me...But no, it is a counterfeit.
This is where the shit went weird,,, Even though I walked 15 steps to the machine and I am sure she saw me, I had been dealing with this bank for 20 years...She says "how do I know you didnt have it and was trying to pass it to me" ????WTF??? I am now being accused of trying to pass a counterfeit bill and she is now calling the RCMP..And all the while I am being lectured as to how severe the offence is...
The one mistake I made was not getting a receipt from the machine, so I say "I can go to the BMO and get a print out from them" The she changes her attitude and says well if you can prove you just made a withdraw I wont call the police..
I got to BMO get the print out of the transaction and bring it back, now the manager and 2 other tellers get involved. The manager says now that I proved I made the withdraw she will replace the $$$...Then I ask what about the $1.50 service fee. I dont think I should pay for all this inconvenience. I was kinda joking but they were quite rude about saying it isnt their problem so they wont refund me the $1.50 and gave me a number to call if I wanted it.
Lesson today is to always get a receipt and look at the bucks coming out of the machine. 9 time out of 10 I always get a receipt, dono why I did what I did other than have faith that the cash would be good.