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Australia Sydney bank workers accused of $2.4m fraud

12:30  11 december  2019
12:30  11 december  2019 Source:   msn.com

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A former Lloyds Bank worker in charge of online security has admitted carrying out a fraud worth more than £ 2 . 4 m . Jessica Harper, 50, had been accused of submitting false invoices to claim payments between 2007 and 2011. At the time she was working as head of fraud and security for digital

Australian money© Getty Australian money Two Sydney bank employees have been accused of defrauding $2.4 million from a single customer.

Authorities were alerted in March, more than three years after the 29-year-old man and 31-year-old woman allegedly made numerous fraudulent transactions.

Police allege the woman initially accessed the customer's account and made two transactions - a withdrawal of $150,000 and a transfer of $2.25 million into another bank account - in September 2015.

Later that month, the $2.25 million was sent via international money transfer to a business account.

Five days later, $2.24 million was allegedly transferred from that business account into an account belonging to a relative of the 29-year-old man.

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A former Lloyds bank worker in charge of online security has been jailed for five years over a £ 2 . 4 m fraud . Jessica Harper, 50, submitted false invoices to claim payments between 2007 and 2011. At the time, she was working as head of fraud and security for digital banking at the company.

All the workers at the Celadon Department store, Celadon Hotel & Celadon Game Corner are going to be laid off. They'll probably lose their homes at Celadon Condominiums too. "Oh, yes and of course our massive fraud racket coming home to roost But also the headwinds!"

"It is alleged that the 29-year-old used this money to purchase items valued at over $500,000 and another $1.4 million was transferred into his bank account, while the 31-year-old woman allegedly made transfers into her own bank account totalling $750,000," NSW Police said in a statement on Wednesday.

The man was arrested at Sydney International Airport in October and remains before the courts.

The woman attended Day Street Police Station on Wednesday where she was charged with knowingly dealing with proceeds of crime, dishonestly obtaining financial advantage by deception and larceny as a clerk.

She has been bailed to appear in Downing Centre Local Court in January.

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