September 28, 2016  

Ben Affleck Maintaining Honesty by Returning Check to Casino

November 5, 2010 (6:13 am) GMT
The casino owner has praised the actor/helmer for his honorable action after his company mistakenly sent him two checks for an appearance.

has been applauded for his honesty by the multi-millionaire owner of a West Virginia casino - after the actor returned a $250,000 (GBP166,670) check upon discovering he'd been paid twice for an appearance. The Oscar winner was mistakenly send two $250,000 (GBP166,670) payments for attending the star-studded grand opening of an $80 million (GBP53.3 million) casino at the famed Geenbrier resort in White Sulphur Springs on July 2.

And casino owner Jim Justice is heaping praise on the star for not pocketing the extra cash - because his accounting staff wouldn't have spotted the error. Justice tells the National Enquirer, "We mistakenly paid him twice. Fortunately, he called us or we never would have caught it."

"Obviously, we've got a dew teething problems in our accounts department that we just need to clean up. We're just grateful that Ben Affleck caught the mistake and told us about it. He's a very honorable man."

More Ben Affleck News

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Kelly Clarkson and Chance The Rapper to Perform at White House's Christmas Tree Lighting
  2. Kim Kardashian Files Complaint Against Vitalii Sediuk Over Attempted Ambush
  3. Pregnant Janet Jackson Debuts Burgeoning Bump While Shopping for Baby in London
  4. Nathan Keyes to Play Justin Timberlake in Lifetime's Britney Spears Biopic
  5. Brad Pitt Voluntarily Tested for Drug and Alcohol Amid Child Abuse Allegation
  6. 'SNL' Finds Its New Donald Trump in Alec Baldwin After Taran Killam's Exit
  7. Madonna Shares Nude Pic as She Joins Katy Perry to Vote Naked
  8. The Weeknd Kills His Old Self in 'Starboy' Music Video