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I am unclear what happened. You received a refund or you were paid twice?
If you received a $2000 windfall by mistake you are not entitled to keep it and you will need to return the money to the vendor since the error was corrected by the bank and you never actually paid out $2000 extra.
I realize this is probably not the answer you were hoping to receive. Also, please remember that this is not necessarily a moral judgement on my part. As a professional, however, I am sometimes placed in the position of having to deliver news which is not favorable to a customer's legal position, but accurately reflects their position under the law. I hate it, but it happens and I only ask that you not penalize me with a bad or poor rating for having to deliver less than favorable news.
If I understand correctly, the bank corrected the book error logging the payment as $2000 more than it was, but the vendor actually sent you a refund for the overpayment, even though the bank revised it. Is that correct?
But the vendor returned the money. So, you never actually lost the $2000 the company refunded to you? Correct?
You are not entitled to keep both reimbursements. The extra money is not yours.
You are entitled to just the amount needed to reimburse you once.
You can certainly offer to settle. Since it was their mistake they should certainly be willing to work with you.
If they agree to settle make sure to get the settlement terms in writing.
Yes, by law, the duplicate payment must be repaid.
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