Two women based out of New York are allegedly being charged with using fake email addresses to persuade the College in sending $400,000. In using business accounts of an elder fraud victim, 27 year old Precious Etsekume and Kathryne Ivana Simon allegedly spear headed the heist.
According to PhillyVoice.com, NewTown Township announced this week that Investigators traced the business bank account to an elderly fraud victim in New Jersey. The defendants allegedly had befriended the victim through an online dating site the year prior.
Four separate wires were made of $100,000 that were allegedly spent on clothing, plastic surgery and other money transfers. According to phillyvoice.com "Police did not indicate whether additional charges may be pending against anyone else.".
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