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what would you do if you got paid 3 times

Discussion in 'Jobs & Careers' started by bailerc, Feb 17, 2011.

  1. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:04 PM
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    bailerc

    bailerc [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Ok, so here's the deal , today, since it's Friday I looked into my bank account and realized that i got paid 3x instead of the normal one time... I went and looked at my online pay stub and it says everything is correct .. just a few errors and corrections that were made from changing my state taxes, so here's the question, should i tell my company, or just leave it in the bank?
    What would you do in my situation?
     
  2. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:06 PM
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    unfortunately you should probably mention it, if they notice they'll just ask for it back
     
  3. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:06 PM
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    rex99

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    Military pay?? They WILL find out, and take it from you NO QUESTIONS ASKED!!
     
  4. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:10 PM
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    bailerc

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    No, not military , im a contractor, our company is also pretty notorious for being not good in the finance dept.
     
  5. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:18 PM
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    Rakso

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    Don't say nothing, but don't spend it either. Wait a while, maybe next payroll period, if they don't say shit, it's yours. That's what I'd do.
     
  6. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:22 PM
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    dysfunctnlretard

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    They're legally entitled to that money (obviously) and it would suck if you spent it and it came back around a couple months down the road to bite you in the ass. If you insist on keeping it just Add it to your savings account, or tell them and MAYBE something good will come of it.
     
  7. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:23 PM
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    i would just act like nothing happened and leave the money alone for a couple months and if they dont say anything id spend it hahahaha
     
  8. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:26 PM
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    Ask yourself, is it worth your job?
     
  9. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:26 PM
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    X10000
     
  10. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:28 PM
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    interesting, a few dishonest people around here ;)

    It's not your money.
     
  11. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:30 PM
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    Do the right thing. Tell them.
     
  12. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:30 PM
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    Every company needs to consolidate it's books at the end of the month .

    It should be pretty easy to see where the missing coin has gone .

    Just sayin
     
  13. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:31 PM
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    Honestly... Honesty is not the best policy in our world. You could tell them and they'd likely take the money back without so much as a "Thanks Cody" [pat on back]. Sure you could be honest, but let's be honest here, how likely is it that your company became successful by telling the whole truth, nothing but the truth?

    I think honesty is great and that you should be rewarded for being honest. But the reality is you likely wouldn't get a thing by being honest. If you get confronted about it, that's your call...
     
  14. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:31 PM
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    coming from the guy who signs "cheques" :laugh:

    ITS "CHECKS" BTW
     
  15. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:35 PM
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    The company you work for is probably rich already anyway.
     
  16. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:37 PM
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    You probably aren't the boss where you work are you?
     
  17. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:39 PM
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    Not here .
     
  18. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:39 PM
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    haha
     
  19. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:40 PM
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    I think that's where we fail, where we think the world owes us something just because we reported facts. Hate to say it, but no one owes "you" anything, even if you did return the 5 thousand dollars u found on the floor, all you did was what your supposed to do. The majority of the time no one is watching us, and thus direct and hasty praise or approval isn't possible, but I definitely don't think that should yield hesitation for us to do the right thing.
     
  20. Feb 17, 2011 at 11:42 PM
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