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Austrailian Blows 1.7M in 2 Years of Partying
« on: May 03, 2018, 10:42:27 AM »
TL;DR...24-year-old notices that nothing happens when he overdrafts money from his bank account. He tests this further and further, paying off his house and partying on the beach. He basically spends all of it on partying, women, cars, drugs, and trips to Thailand for more of the same. This goes on for 2 years until the bank finally notices and he's convicted. Supposedly a glitch in the system occurred; if I understood correctly, a human employee should have blocked the transactions, but never raised a red flag. The guy is sentenced to prison for 4.5 years. After studying up on criminal law and fraud, he successfully wins his release by claiming that although immoral, he did not deceive or defraud the bank of money and the bank permitted him to take the $. The bank declines to comment but tells the guy that they will not be coming after him for the $. Now he wants to be a criminal lawyer.

https://www.esquire.com/lifestyle/a19834127/luke-milky-moore-money-glitch/?src=nl&mag=esq&list=nl_enl_news&date=050318

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Re: Austrailian Blows 1.7M in 2 Years of Partying
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2018, 01:42:45 PM »
Interesting. I remember reading about this at an earlier stage. The bank I'm sure has modified their practices, and if they haven't they deserve what they get.

Sounds like he'll do well at law though.

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Re: Austrailian Blows 1.7M in 2 Years of Partying
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2018, 01:48:55 PM »
Well played

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Re: Austrailian Blows 1.7M in 2 Years of Partying
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2018, 02:18:01 AM »
What’s more amazing, is this same situation has occurred before at a major bank in Australia.

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Re: Austrailian Blows 1.7M in 2 Years of Partying
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2018, 01:15:43 PM »
'Goulburn’s biggest claim is its roadside attraction, the Big Merino, aka Rambo: a fifty-foot-tall concrete ram with a proportionally huge and hideous scrotum. For the twenty-three thousand locals, the main pastime is “slapping the pokies”'...

At this point, did anyone else think they were talking about touching the ram's scrotum vs. playing electronic poker machines...?

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Re: Austrailian Blows 1.7M in 2 Years of Partying
« Reply #5 on: May 04, 2018, 01:17:19 PM »
'Goulburn’s biggest claim is its roadside attraction, the Big Merino, aka Rambo: a fifty-foot-tall concrete ram with a proportionally huge and hideous scrotum. For the twenty-three thousand locals, the main pastime is “slapping the pokies”'...

At this point, did anyone else think they were talking about touching the ram's scrotum vs. playing electronic poker machines...?

I too live in the gutter.

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Re: Austrailian Blows 1.7M in 2 Years of Partying
« Reply #6 on: May 04, 2018, 01:29:31 PM »
'Goulburn’s biggest claim is its roadside attraction, the Big Merino, aka Rambo: a fifty-foot-tall concrete ram with a proportionally huge and hideous scrotum. For the twenty-three thousand locals, the main pastime is “slapping the pokies”'...

At this point, did anyone else think they were talking about touching the ram's scrotum vs. playing electronic poker machines...?

I too live in the gutter.

Glad it's not just me... =)

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Re: Austrailian Blows 1.7M in 2 Years of Partying
« Reply #7 on: May 04, 2018, 08:43:36 PM »
Yup, that's what we do, we slap giant concrete testes, embezzle, drink beer and use flame throwers to fight against the psychotic koalas, kangaroos and other fauna that try to kill us daily. It's a pretty sweet life.

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Re: Austrailian Blows 1.7M in 2 Years of Partying
« Reply #8 on: May 04, 2018, 08:56:24 PM »
Yup, that's what we do, we slap giant concrete testes, embezzle, drink beer and use flame throwers to fight against the psychotic koalas, kangaroos and other fauna that try to kill us daily. It's a pretty sweet life.

Plus you have Quokka. They’re pretty cute.


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Re: Austrailian Blows 1.7M in 2 Years of Partying
« Reply #9 on: May 05, 2018, 01:12:15 AM »
Yup, that's what we do, we slap giant concrete testes, embezzle, drink beer and use flame throwers to fight against the psychotic koalas, kangaroos and other fauna that try to kill us daily. It's a pretty sweet life.

Plus you have Quokka. They’re pretty cute.

Sure, cute. That's how they get close, then BAM! Eaten your eyeballs.