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Tesla refunded customers who were overcharged up to $71,000 on new cars and gave them $200 to spend at its online store

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  • Tesla customers charged twice for a car were refunded their money a week later, CNBC reported.

  • Tesla offered the customers $200 in credit to spend at the company’s online store.

  • The buyers were left with bills of up to $142,000 and were charged for overdraft fees.

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Tesla has refunded customers who were double-charged for new electric cars in mid-March, and has offered them $200 in credit at its online store, six people told CNBC on Wednesday.

Tesla refunded the extra money about a week

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Tesla refunds customers who paid twice for their cars

The strange saga of several Tesla buyers who paid for their cars using a direct bank transfer only to find out later that they’d been charged twice, seems to be over. “Everyday Chris” posted on the Tesla forum that he eventually did get in contact with someone at Tesla, and received a refund for the $56,579 charge about five business days after the problem started.

CNBC has been in contact with several other new Tesla owners who had similar issues, and reports that they have received refunds as well. Tesla has not publicly commented on the issue, but sent

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Tesla refunded customers who were charged twice for their cars

The strange saga of several Tesla buyers who paid for their cars using a direct bank transfer only to find out later that they’d been charged twice, seems to be over. “Everyday Chris” posted on the Tesla forum that he eventually did get in contact with someone at Tesla, and received a refund for the $56,579 charge about five business days after the problem started.

CNBC has been in contact with several other new Tesla owners who had similar issues, and reports that they have received refunds as well. Tesla has not publicly commented on the issue, but sent

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Tesla Reportedly Charged Some Customers Twice For Their New Cars

CNBC is reporting that three people who just bought a new Tesla were actually charged twice, siphoning tens of thousands more dollars out of their bank accounts than was authorized. And if that weren’t bad enough, the publication goes on to say that some of these new Tesla owners found it difficult to recover the money that had been wrongfully taken from them.

One of the people who suffered this major inconvenience is Cristopher T. Lee, or as you may know him from his YouTube channel, Everyday Chris. He uploaded a video a few days ago called Did I

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Tesla Reportedly Charged Some Customers Twice for New Cars, Leaving Them With Bills of Up to $142,000 and No Refund After Nearly a Week

Five Tesla customers told CNBC they had been charged twice for new cars.

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charged some customers twice for brand-new electric cars, leaving them with expensive bills, five people told CNBC on Monday.

Nearly one week after the double charges, Tesla had still not refunded them, the people said.

Tom Slattery, Christopher T. Lee, and Clark Peterson from Southern California told CNBC they had bought Teslas ranging from $37,000, the cost

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Tesla allegedly charged some of its customers twice for their car

Keep an eye on your account balance if you recently purchased a new Tesla. Some customers are accusing the California-based firm of charging them twice for a new car, and getting a refund isn’t as simple as it sounds.

Southern California residents Tom Slattery, Christopher Lee, and Clark Peterson told CNBC that they paid for their new car twice, and two additional buyers who asked to remain anonymous said the same thing happened to them. One spent $37,000 on an entry-level Model 3; another purchased a well-equipped Model Y priced at $71,000. 

Tesla sells cars directly to

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