North Bay, Ont. police have charged two Edmonton men with fraud over $5,000 after a North Bay woman was scammed out of $32,000.
Police say the woman began talking to one of the men on an online dating site in March. The man later asked the woman to send him money transfers because he was out of the country.
Oladeji Ademola, 26, and 25-year-old Oumide Richard Adeyemo are each facing a charge of fraud over $5,000 and possession of property obtained by crime after the woman was defrauded over $30,000.
Police in both Edmonton and North Bay are reminding individuals not to give out their personal banking information.
Read more at The Sudbury Star
This article is summarized by Canadian Fraud News Inc.
Marina Burghard writes for Canadian Fraud News about fraud-related cases, whistleblower, jurisdiction, identity theft, consumer protection, etc. – essentially about scams and how to protect yourself against this kind of fraudulent criminal behavior. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Science where her interest in criminology grew. Besides fraud, Marina’s scientific interest lies in terrorism, extremism and how to deal with it as a society.