BofA just gave me $1,230…and a mess to clean up

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A couple months ago I applied for the Alaska Business Visa card issued by Bank of America, along with a couple other cards (SEE: May 2017 credit card signup results). Overall, the results weren’t too hot. It ultimately took a 15 minute grilling by a BofA phone rep, but I was eventually approved for the Alaska Business Visa card.

Trouble in the first payment cycle

Once I received the card, I was able to hit the $1,000 minimum spend pretty quickly. My charges totaled $1,230 and change. When my first payment cycle ended and I got my statement, I quickly scheduled two payments. Done and done. Now I could just sit back and wait for the 30,000 bonus miles to post.

I was therefore quite puzzled (and aggravated) when I logged into the Bank of America website a few days…