The error added two noughts to the sums to be deducted automatically from the bank accounts of about 10,000 UK supporters. Direct debit donors typically give Greenpeace between £3 and £10 a month.
Greenpeace has responded quickly and confirmed that it will reimburse all donors affected by 3 January 2006. It will also refund any penalty charges or overdraft fees incurred by supporters as a result of the mistake. Actions to make reimbursements were already underway today.
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