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This post was contributed by a community member. The views expressed here are the author's own. A relationship scam starts simply. Two people meet online, usually through a dating site. Theytrade pictures, talk on the phone, and soon they're making plans to meet… and maybe even to get married.
The U. Attorney's Office and Postal Inspection Service determined that "Weyer" does not exist, and is the name used by the accused scammers while communicating with the victim.
Scammers will confuse, lie to, and steal from their victims with total disregard for the financial and emotional ruins they leave behind," Weisman said. Postal Inspection Service is committed to protecting our citizens and working hard to seek prosecution of scammers who take advantage of our elders.
Cronin, the inspector in charge with the U. Postal Inspection Service's Boston Division. This is a space for friendly local discussions.
Reply to this article Reply. Let's go! In all, 28 people across more than a dozen states were targeted by the scam. An arrest warrant has been issued for Williams.
Online and social media romance scam bilks dozens of senior citizens out of more than $2m
Wisdom Onyobeno, 39, of Sandy Springs, Georgia, is believed to be the leader of the conspiracy. To afford it, she refinanced her home, sold property she owned in Massachusetts and took money out of her own bank s.
Eventually, they convinced their victims to send money. Review the Patch Community Guidelines.
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The Department of Justice and federal, state and local law enforcement have made it a priority to root out such scammers and hold them able. Over time, the scammers gained the trust of their victims, often pretending to be romantically interested, Rhode Island U. Attorney Aaron Weisman's office said in a release.
Thank Reply Share. Keep it local and relevant. She said she "reluctantly" sent the money to a "General Mathew Weyer," who claimed to be a member of the U. Army stationed in Afghanistan.
Onyobeno was arrested at his home in Georgia on Nov. Mills and Golden were indicted by a federal grand jury in Providence on Oct. Both were arraigned in federal court in Providence on Oct. Scherer was arrested on Nov. To request removal of your name from an arrest report, submit these required items to arrestreports patch.
Find out what's happening in Cranston with free, real-time updates from Patch. The rules of replying: Be respectful. According to court documents, the scam began in Maywhen the victims were identified through dating sites such as Plenty of Fish, Christian Mingle and Our Time, along with social media platforms including Words With Friends.