Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Sarah Copeland unable to access money in Ulster Bank account as the Bank Claims it has disappeared

A bride-to-be has said she been left unable to pay for her wedding because Ulster Bank says the £5,000 she paid in has disappeared.

Sarah Copeland is due to get married in three weeks.

She had saved the money to pay for wedding costs but was left shocked when the bank initially said it had no record of the deposit.

Ms Copeland said Ulster Bank said the money is "somewhere in the system" but they are not sure where.

"I was first of all told that I did not have an account with them to which I was quite shocked as I've been with them since I was two and a half, so it's been 26 years," she said.

"They then said that they had found the account but there was no money in it.

"I argued with them that there was, because I had put £5,000 in on the Tuesday plus £280 cash on the Monday, plus my wages and everything else had been in, so I was quite shocked to learn that there was no money in the account. Read More