2 Nigerian men in California oversaw a romance scam that targeted women worldwide, feds say

The Japanese woman and a man claiming to be a US Army captain stationed in Syria started communicating in March 2016 on an international social network. Within weeks, their relationship grew into an internet romance with the man sending daily emails in English that she translated via Google. The man who called himself Terry Garcia asked for money -- lots of it -- from the woman identified as FK in federal court documents. Over 10 months, she sent him a total of $200,000 -- money she borrowed from ...
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Added August 23, 2019
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