Legal Question in Business Law in Illinois

If a customer overpays you at the register where you work and does not notice and then leaves the store, is there a legal obligation ? Would there be penalties ? Would it be a crime or a tort ?

Asked on 5/09/13, 7:25 am

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Thomas Moens Moens Law Offices, Chartered
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I would say yes to all of your questions, and suggest that even more important is the moral obligation, as in common decency, trust, good business relationships, etc.

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Answered on 5/09/13, 8:43 am

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