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- Recently, a small number of Tesla buyers discovered their bank accounts had been charged twice for new Tesla electric vehicles they purchased.
- It took a week or so, but as CNBC first reported, the automaker has now refunded these buyers their money, as well as any bank overdraft fees. Tesla also gave them $200 in store credit, but you can’t spend it on Tesla tequila.
- One final word of warning. Even Tesla admits that when buying one of their cars using Bitcoin, these kinds of refunds just might be a much bigger hassle.
Tesla has put a value on the hassle it caused some of its customers when the company charged their bank accounts twice when they purchased a car: $200. That’s the amount—in store credit—that the electric-vehicle automaker has given customers who were forced to pay double for their new EVs.