Nigerian Man Living In Canada Receives 14 Years In U.S. Prison For Leading Fraud Ring

July 31, 2018 -  A Nigerian man must serve 14 years in a U.S. prison for leading a fraud ring that prosecutors in Texas say laundered $3.5 million from hundreds of victims. Ochuko Sylvester Eruotor was sentenced Friday in Austin. The 42-year-old Eruotor, who lived in...

Man allegedly convinced woman he met online to give him cash and gifts worth $100K

May 2, 2018 (Courtesy of CP24.com) -   A 47-year-old man is facing multiple charges after allegedly convincing a woman he met online last year to give him cash and gifts amounting to more than $100,000. According to investigators, the pair met on an online dating...

Police seeking Grindr fraudster accused of stealing thousands of dollars from Metro Vancouver men

Christian Michael Lee Richardson has been charged with fraud, theft offences April 23,2018 (Courtesy of CBC.ca) - West Vancouver police have issued an arrest warrant for a suspect accused of defrauding men he met on a dating app. Christian Michael Lee Richardson, 39,...

Halton police issue warning after woman loses $1.2M in romance scam

March 13,2018 (Courtesy of Citynews.ca) - Halton regional police have issued a public warning about a so-called ‘romance scam’ after a woman came forward saying she was bilked out of more than $1.2 million. Police say the suspect could be anywhere in the world and...

Online love scams: How to spot the warning signs

March 13, 2018 (courtesy of CBC.ca) -  As romance scams continue to rake in cash from trusting British Columbians looking for love, a consumer advocate is offering advice on how to protect yourself on dating websites. "This is obviously a huge problem," said Evan...

RCMP looking for more victims after B.C. man charged with ‘romance fraud’

Reza Moeinian, 37, is accused of dating victims for months, gaining trust and then scamming them March 8, 2018 (courtesy of CBC.ca) - A Maple Ridge, B.C., man has been charged with faking relationships to steal thousands from a number of people — and RCMP say there...

Accused online dating fraudster arrested on Vancouver Island

Jordan Shepherd, 34, allegedly swindled women out of thousands through social media and Plenty of Fish March 2,2018 (Courtesy of CBC.ca) A Vancouver Island man accused of defrauding women for money through online dating has been arrested. Jordan Shepherd, 34, was...

Woman Conned Out Of $30K In Romance Scam, Toronto area duo are wanted on charges of fraud

Police in St. Thomas are asking for help in the search for two suspects after a woman was cheated out of $30,000 in an online scam. The Toronto-area man and woman are wanted on charges of fraud. Police say the victim was lured into an online relationship and then...

Norfolk woman defrauded out of $220,000 after falling victim to romance scam

A Norfolk woman has been defrauded out of $220,000 after falling victim to a romance scam, after meeting a man online. Meeting the man through social media he requested funds from the woman to deal with some emergencies and funds to cover taxes for the $1 million he...

OPP charge Ottawa couple with defrauding victims out of $100,000 or more

The OPP have laid fraud charges against a couple from Ottawa, in connection with a confidence scam officers say defrauded residents of the Sharbot Lake area from as much as $100,000. Officers allege that the couple claimed to have political connections, using this...

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