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Jane helps run the family building business, and in May she was arranging to pay $51,000 to a subcontractor.
It was on her son’s ninth birthday that she realised she’d transferred that amount into a scammer’s bank account.
“It was a horrible day. I just felt sick all day, just wondering where the 50 grand was,” she said.
“I thought it’s a huge [invoice]. I’ll break it up into two payments until we’ve got more funds to pay for the whole invoice,” she said.
She’d worked with concreter Simon O’Donnell for almost a decade, making countless payments to him in that time.
But a couple of days after Jane transferred the funds, Simon called her husband, asking where his money was.
Now Jane and her sub-contractor Simon are frustrated by banks as business email scam costs them $51,000.
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