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12/16/2017 5:14:25 AM

Bank Error Put $4.6 Million In This Girl`s Account. And Spent A million dollars on handbags!

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What would you do if you checked your bank account and realised you had an additional $4.6 million dollars more than you`re supposed to? It happened due to a mix-up on the bank`s part, and for this girl the temptation proved to be too great.

bank error put million in this girl s account

She went on a lavish shopping spree, trying to spend the as much of the cash as possible before anyone noticed.But they did, and she paid a very steep price…Her name is Christine Jiaxin Lee, 21-year-old engineer from Malaysia who was living in Australia as a student.

bank error put million in this girl s account

She burned through $3.3 million of the $4.6 in less than a year!


bank error put million in this girl s account

It was reported that she spent over $1 Million dollars on handbags alone.


bank error put million in this girl s account

This graphic was created by the Sydney Morning Herald as they investigated exactly where the money went.

bank error put million in this girl s account

Remarkably, her boyfriend was oblivious to her spending and never even knew what transpired.

bank error put million in this girl s account

He only learned of the fiasco when she got arrested. She was released on bail, but has to report to the police station twice per day and give up her passport.
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