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Man charged with theft after bank accidentally deposits $69k in his account

Joseph Bucci, 22, allegedly spent the money on a car, airline tickets and a pet dog, police said.

Wells Fargo accidentally deposited
$69,300 into the bank account of Bensalem man Joseph Bucci, 22, who
was charged with felony counts of theft and receiving stolen
property for failing to return the funds, township police said today.

By the time Wells Fargo caught
the error and attempted to recover the money, Bucci had spent all but
$2,000 of it. Police said an investigation revealed he bought food, clothing, furniture, a car, airline tickets and a
pet dog.

Bucci turned himself in today and was released on $25,000 cash
bail.