GEORGIA (WIAT) — A Georgia teen is charged with theft of taking after a bank error was made in his favor.
A bank teller accidentally deposited $31,000 into Steven Fields’ bank account.
Police say Fields took the money and went on a shopping spree, buying a lot of food, clothing and a BMW.
By the time the bank had realized the error two weeks later, Fields had already spent $26,000.
The bank pressed charged after Fields failed to return the money.
He initially claimed the money was from inheritance.
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