A 24-year-old Nigerian lady, Kaosiso Ezibe, has been charged in Canada, after a woman was defrauded of more than $291,000 by someone she met online
The 60-year-old woman had met someone claiming to be a wealthy architect living in Toronto, through an online dating website.
Between February and March, the woman allegedly started an online relationship with the architect, conversing through emails, text messages and phone calls.
According to the police, the wealthy architect was a fabricated identity. Ezibe was taken into custody on Wednesday.
She has been charged with fraud over $5,000, laundering proceeds of a crime, two counts of possessing the proceeds of a crime over $5,000 and two counts of possessing the proceeds of a crime under $5,000.