An Error Put $1M in This Student’s Account and She Went on a Spending Spree Instead of Reporting It

his is a story about two people who are probably having a much worse week than you are. One of those people is Sibongile Mani, a female student at Walter Sisulu University in Eastern Cape province in South Africa, and at first, her week wasn't so bad at all. Intellimali, a company responsible for administering student funds, made a clerical error that turned her from a starving student on a Ramen noodle budget to a high roller overnight.

But as with most stories that begin with found money, this didn't end well...

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