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Bank of America's Apple Pay Glitch Should Be Fixed Today

Jason Del Rey has been a business journalist for 15 years and has covered Amazon, Walmart, and the e-commerce industry for the last decade. He was a senior correspondent at Vox.

Bank of America is in the process of correcting a technical error that resulted in a subset of its customers getting charged twice when they attempted to use the new Apple Pay mobile payment service, according to a person familiar with the matter. The company expects to have a fix in place today for the problem, which happened between the bank and at least one payment network and did not involve Apple, this person added. Company spokeswoman Tara Burke told Re/code that the error affected about 1,000 Apple Pay transactions.

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