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She was duped into paying £12,500 from her Lloyds and Santander accounts and misleading bank staff when they called her to question the transactions. “I was frightened that if I didn’t make something up then I wouldn’t be able to make a payment, and would end up not seeing my boys grow up,” she adds. The fraud was exposed when her partner, alarmed by her changed behaviour, prised the truth from her. Santander and Lloyds were unable to reclaim the stolen funds and told the Observer they would not refund her because she overrode automated and verbal warnings of a possible fraud. … [Read more...] about Cruel lottery as banks play blame game over push-payment fraud
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