“There would have to be a female involved and that was Miss Akintaro,” said prosecutor Kevin Dent.“She may not have been at the top of this, but played a role over a period of time.” The prosecution offered no evidence against Nwogu.
But police said the 58-year-old grandmother was that trusting, and perhaps lonely.
It's a heartbreaking reminder that it's impossible to truly know who you might be communicating with online.
The woman sent hundreds of thousands of dollars to someone who doesn't even exist, sending shockwaves through the Troy community."Wow, that's scary," Carol Corbin said.
- A Troy woman was scammed out of more than 0,000 when she believed the lies of someone posting a fake profile on a dating website.
The woman learned there can be a fine line between falling in love and falling for a scam.