A Canadian university says it fell for an email scam and ended up transferring $11.8 million to a bank account administrators thought belonged to a school vendor.
“The university does not believe there has been any sort of collusion," MacEwan spokesperson David Beharry told reporters in a Thursday press conference. "We really believe this is simply a case of human error.”
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