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Federal Charge Filed Over Online Romance Scam

  • NBC News, Friday, September 6, 2019 11:08 AM

A conspiracy charge has been filed against Rubbin Sarpong, of Millville, New Jersey, for his part in an online romance scam in which he posted as a U.S. soldier overseas. Federal agents say Sarpong and his co-conspirators defrauded 30 victims of $2.1 million via email and online dating sites. One victim took her own life wiring $93,000. 

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