The technology advancement we are experiencing in the recent years are exponential and the senior citizens who are not as tech savvy as us may need more time to learn about how our little gadget works these days.
Recently, a senior citizen was reportedly to have bought a bunch of bananas that is priced at RM7.30 with e-wallet, but he mistakenly paid RM1,234.56 to the vendor and did not notice it.
According to Berita Harian, the senior citizen only realise his mistake after returning home. He then tried to reach out to the vendor to get the excess returned to him, but the vendor was no longer there.
The incident leaves him with no other choice but to lodge a report to the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP).
Fortunately, the matter was resolved on Friday (10 December), according to Kelantan KPDNHEP Chief Enforcement Officer Azanizam Affendi Juri.
He said the man paid for a bunch of bananas weighing more than a kilogram from a grocery store in the Kota Bharu, Kelantan for RM1,234.56.
He said that after a discussion between the KPDNHEP enforcement officers and the vendor, the vendor agreed to return the excess of RM1,227.27 to the senior citizen.
Meanwhile, KPDNHEP advises consumers to always check after payment is made to avoid such mistakes.