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8 Utahns accused of scamming millions from elderly widows | KUTV

Federal prosecutors have charged eight people in Utah with fraud and money laundering for what they argue was a scheme to steal funds from elderly widows. KUTV. The alleged fraud occurred over two years and netted $6 million, according to charging documents made public Thursday. Seven of the eight defendants are Nigerian nationals, and prosecutors say much of the stolen money was wired to accounts in Nigeria. “It’s usually a phone call from far away, and we can’t catch the people.
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