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    is it illegal for someone to put money in my account without my permission and use said money?
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    Its not illegal to put money into your account, however, it is illegal to use your account without your permission.
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    Do you mean someone has put money into your account without any form of context and you are planning on spending it? If so, it's very controversial. I believe that people have been ordered to compensate money paid into accounts in such a way
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    (Original post by JooW)
    Do you mean someone has put money into your account without any form of context and you are planning on spending it? If so, it's very controversial. I believe that people have been ordered to compensate money paid into accounts in such a way
    No he means someone putting money into his acount without his permission and that person using the money themselves. For example maybe his friend put £20 into his bank account for some reason and his friend uses his bank account to spend that £20
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    (Original post by Welshstig)
    Its not illegal to put money into your account, however, it is illegal to use your account without your permission.
    That's what I wanted to know thank you
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    Don't spend any money that doesn't belong to you - that's theft, even if it has been accidentally placed in your account. Just like if you find a purse in the road with money in it. Even though you found it and you can't see an owner - it's not yours and spending it is against the law. Notify your bank.
 
 
 
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