Bank Deposits $4.6 MILLION Into Girl’s Account By Mistake.
This girl accidentally got almost 5 million dollars… Then she spent almost all of it… A 21-year-old student accused of going on a spending spree after millions of dollars were wrongly put into her bank account allegedly hid $1.3 million of the cash by make small transfers into private bank accounts.
Christine Jiaxin Lee, from Malaysia, who has been arrested by immigration officials for breaching her student visa, allegedly hid the money by transferring about $5000 per day into secret bank accounts across Australia.
According to The Daily Telegraph, police will allege that over nine-month period, about $33,000 per week was sent to bank accounts with no connection to Westpac bank, who initially transferred Ms Lee $4.6m after a processing error.
Those smaller payments were minimal enough to avoid raising any alarms with banking officials.
Student Christine Jiaxin Lee, 21, from Malaysia but living in Sydney, allegedly hid $1.3m of the $4.6m mistakenly transferred to her by transferring about $5000 per day into secret bank accounts across Australia
The Malaysian national had been renting a lavish penthouse in Sydney’s inner west, believed to be worth $780 a week