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Florida Man Says He Punched ATM for Giving Too Much Cash

An arrest report says the 23-year-old told a bank manager he was angry that the machine was giving him too much money and didn't know what to do because he was in a hurry for work

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    Man Accused of Punching ATM for Giving Too Much Cash

    Michael Joseph Oleksik punched an automatic teller machine because it gave him too much cash, officials said.

    (Published Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017)

    A Florida man told investigators he punched an automated teller machine because it gave him too much cash.

    An arrest report says 23-year-old Michael Joseph Oleksik man caused about $5,000 in damage to an ATM at a Wells Fargo bank branch in Cocoa on Nov. 29. He was arrested Dec. 22 on a criminal mischief charge after bank officials decided to press charges.

    Florida Today reports surveillance video captured Oleksik pummeling the touch screen.

    An arrest report says that Oleksik told a bank manager he was angry that the machine was giving him too much money and didn't know what to do because he was in a hurry for work. He apologized for causing damage.

    Jail records don't list a lawyer for Oleksik.