RBS computer failure condemns man to spend weekend in the cells
James Hall and Gordon RaynerThe unnamed man was granted bail at Canterbury Crown Court in Kent on Friday, on condition that a surety was paid before his release.
But the computer glitch that has affected 17 million customers at RBS and two of its subsidiaries, NatWest and Ulster Bank, prevented the money being transferred and he had to remain in a remand cell.
A software update froze part of the banks’ computer systems last Wednesday, and has affected almost every conceivable type of financial transaction.
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"RBS computer failure condemns man to spend weekend in the cells", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juin 2012. Consulté le 29/11/2023. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/rbs-computer-failure-condemns-man-to-spend-weekend-in-the-cells