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     March 5, 2021      #94-64 KDJ

Anonymous Aussie give foster children a

By Scott Reeder

SPRINGFIELD — At first, Olivia Hayse received an email from a stranger in Australia that claimed he wanted to donate more than $15,000 to her Springfield employer — but first he needed their bank account and check routing numbers.

“We thought this is a scam for sure and just ignored it,’’ Hayse said.

More emails came. And they ignored them, too.

Hayse works for the James Project, a Springfield charity that helps foster children. And she couldn’t imagine why a couple they didn’t know, in a ...

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