Student became a millionaire because of an error in the calculation of scholarships
• The student became a millionaire because of an error in the calculation of scholarships
South African student Sibongile Mani suddenly became a millionaire because of an error in the calculation of the grant. More than two months later she show off at the expense of the university, but her life on a large scale has not gone unnoticed. Now the girl will have to pay damages institution.
27-year-old Sibongile Mani studied accounting at the Walter Sisulu University in the South African city Mtata. Every month she receives social grants in the amount of 1,430 rand (about 6, 3000 rubles or 108 US dollars). It is assumed that these funds girl buys a meal and book allowance.
In the early summer student, checking your bank account, I discovered the fortune. It turned out that Intellimali company, leading the financial affairs of the University, mistakenly credited to Mani 14, 3 million rand, equal to about 65 million Russian rubles, or 1, 1 million dollars. So from 1 June to 13 August Sibongile Mani became the richest student of the Dark Continent.
The fact that there may be an error, the student decided not to tell anyone. Instead, it is a rake, buy yourself new things and gifts to friends, to arrange lavish parties. Life on a large scale has not gone unnoticed. According to the University of rumors began to circulate, and eventually someone noticed Mani bank check, where it was evident that she counts more than 13 million rand.
After 73 days after the onset of binge student assistant secretary of the local student organization SASCO Samkelo Mkhai contacted the representatives of the national assistance program for students (NSFAS), which pay a stipend and Mani. The university said that they have no idea how this could happen a terrible mistake. From the account of the girls have already written off the balance. The money she spent, will have to return. Total Money able to expend about 850 thousand rand, which is equal to 3, 8 million rubles.