Convicted fraudster allegedly ran international online scam from Nigerian maximum security prison

Lagos, Nigeria (November 22, 2019) – Convicted online fraudster, Hope Olusegun Aroke, allegedly ran an international online scam from a Nigerian maximum security prison while serving his current jail term, according to Nigeria’s Economic and Financial Crimes...

Toronto man wanted for romance scams

Toronto (November 21, 2019) –Ridwan Oyeyemi from Toronto is wanted by the police for allegedly perpetrating romance scams. He is the suspect in an ongoing fraud investigation. The police had been notified of two online dating scams where two Torontarians in their...

Charges laid against alleged online dating fraudster from North York

Edwardsburgh/Cardinal (October 31, 2019) – The OPP laid charges against Nosa Oriakhi from North York for allegedly pulling an online dating fraud on a Cardinal woman. Police believe that Oriakhi and the woman met on an online dating site. After he has claimed to be in...

Five arrested in Canada-wide romance scams

Toronto (October 22, 2019) – Five Ontario residents were arrested by the Toronto police in September 2019 after a 10-month investigation into a romance scam scheme. The men are alleged to have been connected to the bank accounts that have been used for online romance...

Crime Stoppers warns against romance scam impersonating Jeremy Renner

Vernon (October 15, 2019) – Crime Stoppers Central Okanagan issued a warning on October 10 against a romance scam in British Columbia impersonating Avengers Star Jeremy Renner. The online romance scammer approaches women on social media sites with fraudulent accounts...

Once successful lawyer sentenced to six-months due to bigamy and fraud

Hamilton (September 13, 2019) – James Morton, a once successful lawyer received a six-month conditional sentence and was ordered to perform community service due to being convicted of bigamy and fraud, in the Newmarket Ontario Court of Justice, on September 11. Judge...

‘I do not believe her.’, B.C. judge convicts woman for emptying fraudulent credit cards, she received from her alleged sugar daddy

Abbotsford (September 9, 2019) – Jennifer Yvonne Thompson has been convicted of seven criminal charges including fraud for emptying fraudulent credit cards, she claimed to have received from her sugar daddy. She defrauded the TD bank of $195,059 between November 2015...

FBI indicted 80 people with fraud charges in connection to numerous online scams worldwide

(August 30, 2019) – The FBI indicted 80 people, mostly Nigerian citizens, with fraud, money laundering, and identity theft charges. The defendants are under suspicion of having conducted numerous online scams including romance and business email compromise (BEC)...

Social media romance costs Perth County resident $20,000

Kitchener-Waterloo (August 21, 2019) – A Perth County resident has lost $20,000 to an online romance scammer during the last year. The victim reported the incident to the police on August 2 after realizing that the online love affair was a romance scam, according to...

Edmonton woman seduced into $250,000 romance scam

Edmonton (July 31, 2019) – Evelyn Wichmann was the victim of romance fraud. A man which she met on an internet dating site seduced her into paying $250,000 and finally drove the 62-year-old receptionist into financial ruin, CBC reports. Edmonton police investigate the...

Romance & Relationship Fraud

‘I do not believe her.’, B.C. judge convicts woman for emptying fraudulent credit cards, she received from her alleged sugar daddy

‘I do not believe her.’, B.C. judge convicts woman for emptying fraudulent credit cards, she received from her alleged sugar daddy

Abbotsford (September 9, 2019) – Jennifer Yvonne Thompson has been convicted of seven criminal charges including fraud for emptying fraudulent credit cards, she claimed to have received from her sugar daddy. She defrauded the TD bank of $195,059 between November 2015...

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