Sinister Revolut scam sees reader’s account drained of thousands


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Last October a reader called David received a troubling call from a colleague to say they had noticed some “very unusual activity” on their company’s Revolut account. It was Saturday, October 15th and there were “multiple transactions to AliExpress”, a China-based ecommerce platform that David says his company has never used. The transactions were “showing as ‘pending’ and therefore she contacted me immediately,” he writes. David is the managing director of the company. “It is worth noting that she happened to be looking at the account and spotted this – neither she nor I received any notification whatsoever that these...