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She persuaded the men – who raised the alarm in 2014 – to pay travel expenses for meetings that never happened.
Another woman, 22-year-old Victorian Nwogu, was cleared of taking part in the fraud but pleaded guilty to laundering £3,490 from the scam.
I want to tell you about a type of scum-of-the-earth I have encountered. I have learned that this is a huge problem, estimated at reeling in an astounding billion per year from American, Canadian, European, and Australian victims. The Nigerian scammer, regardless of his or her nationality, ethnicity, or physical location, has no remorse, no guilt, about any of this.
We were men and women who happen to have the qualities of being open, compassionate, loving, and trusted those who we loved and we believed loved us.
In common with much romance fraud, Akintaro found her victims on and used pictures she had stolen from someone else online who was unaware of the scam.
Akintaro admitted talking to at least two victims by phone.