Young Woman Spends $3.4 Million After Bank Accidentally Gives Her Unlimited Overdraft

Written by Ana Krneta
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Almost every single person on this earth would like to wake up and be a millionaire with no effort on their part. Some people get to experience something similar, by being given a sizable inheritance. For a 21-year-old Malaysian engineering student, this woman got to wake up to an unlimited overdraft given to her by her bank.

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Christine Lee is living in Sydney, Australia, while she attends the University of Sydney. Thanks to a technical glitch in the Australian bank Westpac's system, Lee woke up to being a multimillionaire. Most of us would probably question that, but not Christine Lee.

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Christine decided to treat herself to a couple of small things which ended up totalling 4.6 million Australian dollars. According to the Australian authorities, she bought a lot of designer handbags and treated herself to a new apartment in the upscale Inner West Sydney neighborhood. Police also say that she transferred the cash to other accounts.

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Maybe it was a surprise to her when she got caught, because her actions indicate that she felt the money was hers to do what she wanted with it. Unfortunately for her, she did commit a crime and she was arrested for it even though it took quite some time.

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Christine decided to treat herself to a couple of small things which ended up totalling 4.6 million Australian dollars. According to the Australian authorities, she bought a lot of designer handbags and treated herself to a new apartment in the upscale Inner West Sydney neighborhood. Police also say that she transferred the cash to other accounts.

Maybe it was a surprise to her when she got caught, because her actions indicate that she felt the money was hers to do what she wanted with it. Unfortunately for her, she did commit a crime and she was arrested for it even though it took quite some time.

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