Daniel Levene, a Manhattan venture capitalist, lived every day-trader’s dream on Tuesday: He awoke to find E-Trade accidentally deposited more than $89 million into his account.
“Did I just win the lottery?” he asked himself as he logged on to his computer at about 10 a.m. to see an extra $89,900,912 posted to his account, he told The Post. Levene then emailed E-Trade to inform them of the mistake.
Oddly, it took the brokerage about an hour and a half to get back to Levene — and take back the errant cash.
E-Trade did apologize for the screwup. It’s unclear why the $89 million landed in Levene’s lap.
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