NEWTON, MASS. (WHDH) – Paris is such a magical place within the springtime that songs have even been written about it. The proper time of 12 months to go to town of sunshine, it was a visit Sharon Sisskind and her household took 20 years in the past.
“We went to a lot of museums, a lot of churches,” says Sharon. “I remember going to Notre Dame…We just had a really good time.”
The Sisskinds had been even featured in a USA In the present day article about People touring in Paris.
Late final 12 months, the Newton mom was digging by some containers of paperwork when she not solely discovered the previous newspaper article, however one thing else as effectively.
“I came across these traveler’s checks that were in French francs,” she says.
Sharon bought the traveler’s checks twenty years in the past for her Parisian journey, however forgot all concerning the checks she didn’t use for 1,000 French francs. When transformed to US foreign money, it was worth about $160 on the time Sharon appeared into it.
The previous foreign money was changed by the Euro way back, however Sharon figured the checks had been nonetheless good.
“The reason that you buy traveler’s checks is because they’re good forever,” she says.
She contacted American Categorical to attempt to cash them in.
“They said that I should receive a check within about 10 days,” she says.
However after ready a number of months, Sharon says the promised verify by no means got here. She reached again out to American Categorical about her lacking cash and was shocked on the response. The corporate claimed not solely was the verify despatched, however that Sharon cashed it at Chase Bank.
“I don’t even have an account at Chase,” Sharon says.
She referred to as Chase and was in a position to get hold of a duplicate of the verify she supposedly cashed.
“It wasn’t my signature,” she says.
Sharon couldn’t get any solutions from the 2 firms concerned, so she contacted Resolve It 7.
A Chase consultant informed us their investigation decided that Sharon by no means cashed a verify with them. We shared that data with American Categorical and, after verifying the brand new improvement with Chase, returned the cash to her account: $164.
“The money’s in the bank!” Sharon says. “I don’t think this would have happened if Solve It 7 hadn’t gotten involved and I really appreciate the work that you did to make this happen.”
Sharon informed us all alongside this wasn’t concerning the cash, it was the precept. She donated the $164 to a neighborhood meals bank.
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