Brit Indian newsagent claims UK bank 'fleeced' him of over 7000 pounds

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London, July 30 (ANI): A Brit Indian newsagent, Mukund Patel, has charged the Barclays Bank of fleecing him of over seven thousand pounds.

Seventy-two-year-old Patel claimed that only did the bank take away his money, but it also told him to get a loan to cover the overdraft.ccording to The Sun, Patel paid in a 73.34-pound cheque at Barclays for his gas bill, but the bank debited 7,334 pounds - 100 times the amount - from his account. It even charged him 24 pounds for going into the red.taff at the local branch of the bank admitted to the mistake, but said it would take six to eight weeks to sort out. They urged him to cover the deficit with savings or a loan.

Mukund said: "I am furious. Gordon Brown goes on at banks to help small businesses but they do the opposite. This is daylight robbery."e claimed the manager at his branch in Moorgate, central London, refused to talk to him and complaints to call centre staff have not solved the problem.

Mukund said: "I can't believe their attitude. Someone at the bank has made an error so I do not see why they can't give me my money." (ANI)

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