‘Forgotten money’: R228.1 million withdrawn in three days, BC says
The Receivables System (SVR) received approximately 6.9 million consultations, with 3.4 million withdrawal requests
O central bank (BC) informed, this Thursday, the 9th, that R$ 228.1 million were withdrawn in the first three days after the reopening of Receivable value system (SVR). In total, there were about 6.9 million consultations, with 3.4 million withdrawal requests. The balance covers orders placed since the year havingTuesday, 7, from 10:00 to 17:00 this the fifth. According to the bank, the highest amount redeemed this Thursday by an individual corresponded to R$ 306.1 thousand. As for legal entities, the highest redeemed amount reached R$ 54.5 thousand. Since the program began, the largest single rescue has occurred in fourthon Thursday, the 8th, when an individual withdrew 749.5 thousand R$ forgotten. This Thursday, 116,600 heirs or executors withdrew money. Unlike the first day of settlements, BC said there was no virtual queue this Thursday. To get an idea of the high demand, on Tuesday, the 7th, the average wait in the virtual queue reached two hours in the morning. In the afternoon, the wait time dropped until it was restored at around 5.15pm the same day. According to BC, the SVR will remain open to everyone, with no planned outages, so that everyone can recover money forgotten in the financial system. “Regardless of the amount, the resource belongs to the citizen and should be returned to him”, the agency emphasized. The monetary authority informed that 38 million individuals and 2 million companies have about 6 billion dollars to repay. The site for the initial consultation of forgotten values has been active since February 28. To consult, people must access the site (valoresareceber.bcb.gov.br).