A 24-year-old Nigerian lady identified as Kaosiso Ezibe has been charged in Canada for defrauding a citizen of more than $291,000.
The 60-year-old woman had met someone claiming to be a wealthy architect living in Toronto, through an online dating site.
Between February and March, the woman reportedly ignited an online relationship with the architect, communicating via emails, text messages and phone calls.
According to the police, the wealthy architect was a fabricated identity. Ezine 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 crime over $5,000 and two counts of possessing the proceeds of a crime under $5,000.
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