A worker disappeared after he was accidentally paid more than 300 times his salary.

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BUT worker in Chile submitted his resignation and was not found after his job accidentally earned him about 330 times his salary due to a payroll error, according to reports.

The worker, assistant dispatcher at cold cuts manufacturer Consorcio Industrial de Alimentos, received a salary of 165,398,851 Chilean pesos, or $180,418, for May. He was only to be paid about 500,000 Chilean pesos, or $545.

The employee first warned his manager about large overpaymentThis is reported by the local newspaper Diario Financiero.

The manager then reported the problem to Human Resources, who asked the employee to go to their bank and return the excess money.

The worker, assistant dispatcher at cold cuts manufacturer Consorcio Industrial de Alimentos, received a salary of 165,398,851 Chilean pesos, or $180,418, for May.  He was only to be paid about 500,000 Chilean pesos, or $545.

The worker, assistant dispatcher at cold cuts manufacturer Consorcio Industrial de Alimentos, received a salary of 165,398,851 Chilean pesos, or $180,418, for May. He was only to be paid about 500,000 Chilean pesos, or $545.
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He agreed to go to the bank the next day, but kept the money and ignored messages from his employer for the next few days.

The man then resigned in a letter sent to the company by his lawyer.  Since then, nothing has been heard from the worker, according to Diario Financiero.

The man then resigned in a letter sent to the company by his lawyer. Since then, nothing has been heard from the worker, according to Diario Financiero.
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The man then resigned in a letter sent to the company by his lawyer. Since then, nothing has been heard from the worker, according to Diario Financiero.

Initially, the man was overpaid due to an error in the payroll.

Initially, the man was overpaid due to an error in the payroll.
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The food consortium has filed a complaint against the worker, claiming he had embezzled funds, but so far no arrests have been made.