Same goes for this ethereum transaction, it’s making headlines because it’s so unusual. It’s weird to sign a transaction like this without extensively verifying what you’re about to send.
> Usually when such a thing happens, the funds are returned, or they go to court, but this case had complicating factors and isn't as straightforward as you make it out to be.
You make it sound like these cases are generally straightforward, but that’s absolutely not true. Any case involving a messed up international transfer has a significant risk of losing the funds.