Rhode Island residents get a check with "Walt Disney" and "Mickey Mouse" on the check

Rhode Island residents get a check with “Walt Disney” and “Mickey Mouse” on the check

The Rhode Island Department of Revenue changed the word Mickey Mouse this week when it accidentally sent 176 refund checks with a cartoon character “signature”.

According to multiple reports, the cheques sent on Monday were signed with the names of “Mickey Mouse” and General Treasurer Seth Magaziner (Seth Magaziner), and “Walt Disney” , The location is Peter Keenan, the state controller.

Jade Borgeson, Director of the Office of the Treasury Department, explained in a statement that due to a “technical error” in the state’s automatic refund check printing system, the “check signature” was incorrectly printed on the check. on.

“Due to a technical error in the tax department’s automatic refund check printing system, approximately 176 checks with invalid signature lines were printed and mailed to taxpayers on Monday, July 27, 2020,” Bergson said.

“The invalid signature line was obtained by mistake from the department’s test print file.”

Misprinted signatures appear on company tax refunds, business tax refunds and tax credits. The state also said that the check has been voided; officials said that the corrected check will be issued within a week.

Copies of counterfeit checks signed by Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse.
A copy of a misprinted check with the signatures of Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse.

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