Online dating hoax money
The scammers then log into the account and use ACH debits or enroll for mobile remote deposit capture to deposit fraudulent checks.The members subsequently transfer the funds to the scammer before the ACH debits or checks are returned.
Scammers continue to fake online dating profiles using photos or other people to lure their victims.
Police believe Hill has pulled similar scams in four other states.
According to the , a woman from Alpharetta told police she met Hill through the dating site on March 27, and that the couple met each other the same day they first exchanged messages."During their short romance, he convinced her that they were in love and wanted to buy a house together," said Cpl.
Investigators later discovered that Hill lived with another woman and a child in a Duluth apartment, and that he had gone by various names — changing it five times in less than three years — while allegedly pulling similar trickery in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Virginia.
Gwinnett police encourage anyone knowing Hill's whereabout to contact their detectives at 770-513-5300.
Someone with genuine intentions will never ask a stranger online for money — that’s what friends, family, and banks are for.