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Del Taco Customer Mistakenly Charged $4,050 for 2 Tacos and Pizza
Los Angeles Times ^ | April 19, 2014

Posted on 04/20/2014 12:44:29 PM PDT by nickcarraway

Dozens of customers at a Del Taco restaurant in Santa Paula were mistakenly charged thousands of dollars for their fast-food tacos, drinks and other menu items.

One customer said he was charged $4,050 for one CrunchTada Pizza and two beef tacos, according to the Associated Press. The meal should have cost less than $5.

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This happened to me at a nice restaurant. They charged me $800 for an $80 meal, and they charged it three times. When I called to complain, the person was annoyed at me because he had to deal with it, and I had to wait 4 or 5 days for the charge to expire.
1 posted on 04/20/2014 12:44:29 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

That’s only supposed to happen AFTER Obama raises th minimum wage to $15 per hour...


2 posted on 04/20/2014 12:55:28 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: nickcarraway
makes ya winder how it's even possible, they push the CrunchTada Pizza button once and the beef taco button twice and the computer does the rest...

and now that you don't have to sign for anything under $50, so most people never look at the receipt

3 posted on 04/20/2014 12:56:19 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: jsanders2001

Let’s not forget Obamacare.


4 posted on 04/20/2014 12:57:12 PM PDT by Gamecock (If the cross is not foolishness to the lost world then we have misrepresented the cross." S.L.)
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To: nickcarraway

These days it makes more sense than ever to use cash.


5 posted on 04/20/2014 12:57:31 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: nickcarraway

I would have pointed out to the annoyed person the fact that the police could get involved and treat this as fraud.


6 posted on 04/20/2014 12:58:11 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (stop worrying about what they want to do to you,start thinking about what you want to do to them)
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To: nickcarraway

Note that coins are not serialized, but could contain your fingerprints.


7 posted on 04/20/2014 12:58:17 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Paladin2

Math seems to be a challenge for today’s youth. Have you ever bought something when the cash register is down? Oy Vey...it takes forever for them to figure out the change, so be prepared for the wait and the discussion..lol


8 posted on 04/20/2014 12:59:40 PM PDT by Kackikat
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To: Chode

That’s why I try to make it a point to pay cash when dining out, but I will admit to slacking on that and swiping the debit card over the past couple of weeks.

Didn’t know that Dell did pizza.


9 posted on 04/20/2014 1:01:02 PM PDT by Antihero101607
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To: Kackikat

Hey man, this is L.A. I’m just lucky the cashier speaks English..


10 posted on 04/20/2014 1:01:15 PM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: nickcarraway

I use a credit card, so Del Taco, or whoever, can try this crap on me - but first, it WILL NOT affect my checking account (like a debit would), and second, I make a point of seeing what I am charged, BEFORE I walk out.


11 posted on 04/20/2014 1:02:43 PM PDT by BobL
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To: nickcarraway

Someone still has a credit limit over $4,000?


12 posted on 04/20/2014 1:03:33 PM PDT by jughandle ( "We have the right to debate and disagree with any administration!" -HRColl)
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To: max americana

roflmto


13 posted on 04/20/2014 1:08:27 PM PDT by Kackikat
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To: nickcarraway

A chilling foretelling of things to come in Obamamerica.


14 posted on 04/20/2014 1:10:11 PM PDT by Organic Panic
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To: Paladin2
These days it makes more sense than ever to use cash.

Cash is almost dead.

Today, over three quarters of all transactions in the US are either via debit card, credit, or e-payment.

The government cannot track cash transactions. Cash allows tax avoidance on certain transactions. Cash is a primary spreader of bacteria and disease.

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/story?id=117433

The drug trade would shut down almost overnight if cash were eliminated. The governments of the world could enact a global tax on every e-transaction.

For all of the reasons, cash is almost dead. The Antichrist will not have to enact the antichrist system when he emerges, it will already be in place.

15 posted on 04/20/2014 1:12:06 PM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: SkyPilot
PAper cash is serialized. With tech these days, your face onthe video surveillance could easily be hooked up to a paper cash scanner to determine who passed which particular piece of paper. Scanning coins when proffered for finger prints is also possible.

Tracking you 24/7 when in public is but 10 years off, with the NSA storing ALL of the the info until the end of times.

I still prefer cash - it's faster and harder to track.

I always buy ammo with cash.

16 posted on 04/20/2014 1:22:07 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: nickcarraway

not sure if it’s even worth the $5.


17 posted on 04/20/2014 1:22:58 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not averse to Going Bronson.)
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To: nickcarraway

Obama: “Under my administration the cost of tacos and pizza will necessarily skyrocket.”


18 posted on 04/20/2014 1:23:06 PM PDT by 17th Miss Regt
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To: Antihero101607
i use my card for everything... get the points and only one transaction a month to clear the card
19 posted on 04/20/2014 1:29:52 PM PDT by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: jughandle

Years ago I had all our accounts at Wells Fargo Bank. I got mad at them and went down and closed everything out. We had a CC with them with about a $4k balance. I sent a check in for that and told them to cancel it. About 2 wks later I got a phone call from their fraud division wanting to know why I had a $4k credit on their card. I told them to figure it out and hung up. Apparently some idiot had credited the account twice for the check I had sent in. Eventually they reversed it and cancelled the card. Lol


20 posted on 04/20/2014 1:41:16 PM PDT by sheana
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To: nickcarraway

QE5 has arrived!


21 posted on 04/20/2014 1:46:16 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: SkyPilot; Paladin2

“..The government cannot track cash transactions..”

Exactly. When I go to gun shows I drive my 94 Chevy, leave my cell phone at home and pay cash. You don’t?


22 posted on 04/20/2014 1:48:33 PM PDT by PeteB570 ( Islam is the sea in which the Terrorist Shark swims. The deeper the sea the larger the shark.)
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To: PeteB570

Well now they know...you will be followed because all conversations online are somewhere.


23 posted on 04/20/2014 1:55:04 PM PDT by Kackikat
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To: Kackikat

I feel like we are living in “Idiocracy” and Obama is President Not Sure.


24 posted on 04/20/2014 2:22:30 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz ("Heck of a reset there, Hillary")
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To: nickcarraway
So they got the decimal point wrong; the important thing is that they felt good ’bout their cipherin'.

Love, Jethro Bodine

25 posted on 04/20/2014 3:09:04 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Operating out of weakness? Imagine if he was working from a position of strength!)
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To: Kackikat
Have you ever bought something when the cash register is down?

In a lot of places these days, you can't even buy something with cash when the register is down. It's part and parcel of the accounting system, the inventory system, and the payroll system (who's at what register and when). And where would they put the money, and how would they make change (even if they know how). So it's a complete shutdown.

I saw this first hand in Santa Cruz in 2009 after fiber optic lines from San Jose were cut in an act of sabotage (probably Union).

26 posted on 04/20/2014 3:16:16 PM PDT by jiggyboy
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To: nickcarraway
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27 posted on 04/20/2014 3:16:33 PM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: EQAndyBuzz
Obama is President Not Sure.

President Elizondo Mountain Dew Comacho, maybe. The smartest guy in the world, no way.

28 posted on 04/20/2014 3:18:04 PM PDT by jiggyboy
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To: jiggyboy

We have bought things here when the system was down, this is not the big city.


29 posted on 04/20/2014 4:09:09 PM PDT by Kackikat
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To: EQAndyBuzz

We are.


30 posted on 04/20/2014 4:11:16 PM PDT by Kackikat
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To: Kackikat
Math seems to be a challenge for today’s youth

Don't even think about ordering a "dozen" of anything when the counter person is a chirren....You'll get that glazed-over look in return.

31 posted on 04/20/2014 4:20:03 PM PDT by ErnBatavia (The 0baMao Experiment: Abject Failure)
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To: Kackikat

They can try


32 posted on 04/20/2014 4:54:42 PM PDT by PeteB570 ( Islam is the sea in which the Terrorist Shark swims. The deeper the sea the larger the shark.)
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To: ErnBatavia

Interesting, the digression from a decade ago instead of progression.


33 posted on 04/20/2014 5:01:21 PM PDT by Kackikat
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To: PeteB570

Just a little humor...


34 posted on 04/20/2014 5:12:29 PM PDT by Kackikat
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To: max americana

LOL!


35 posted on 04/20/2014 9:56:49 PM PDT by StoneWall Brigade
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