A US bank teller had a million reasons to say no.
Police say Alexander D. Smith tried to open an account with a US$1 million bill (NT$32,300,000) late last month. But there is no such thing as a million dollar bill. The teller refused and called police while Smith started to say bad words to the bank workers, said Lt. Michael Frank, a police officer.
Smith, 31, was charged with causing problems in public. He was also charged with forgery , twice, Frank said.
The other instance of forgery happened earlier. Police say that Smith bought cigarettes from a nearby grocery store with a stolen check.
Smith was being held at the Aiken County jail last week, and bail was set at US$257 (NT$8,300). It's not known if Smith has any more million dollar bills that he can try to use to paybail.(Staff Writer, with AP)
1. bank teller n.
銀行櫃員 (yin2 hang2 gui4 yuan2)
例: She became a bank teller after college.
2. account n.
帳戶 (zhang4 hu4)
例: I have three different bank accounts.
3. forgery n.
偽造物 (wei4 zao4 wu4)
例: This bill is a very good forgery.
4. bail n.
保釋金 (bao3 shi4 jin1)
例: "How much is bail?" James asked.
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