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New Jersey Couple Arrested For Celebrity Romance Scam: Victim Commits Suicide

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Romance Scams And Online Scams

⚠️ IMPORTANT WATCH ⚠️ – In our lat­est video, “The Dan­gers of Celebri­ty Romance Scams,” we delve into a heart-wrench­ing case where a retired Ten­nessee teacher became the vic­tim of a $100,000 scam that led to trag­ic con­se­quences. 🚨

CASE OVERVIEW 🚨 – The vic­tim, a 74-year-old retired teacher, believed he was in a roman­tic rela­tion­ship with a celebri­ty, only to be coerced into send­ing large sums of mon­ey to set­tle a non-exis­tent legal issue. This scam, orches­trat­ed by a New Jer­sey cou­ple, esca­lat­ed to the point where the vic­tim, under immense pres­sure, took his own life. 📝 WHAT HAPPENED? 📝 – Between August and Octo­ber 2023, the scam­mers posed as a famous actress and then as FBI agents, direct­ing the vic­tim to pay “fines” for a fab­ri­cat­ed sex­u­al harass­ment case. Despite the victim’s com­pli­ance, the scam­mers demand­ed more, lead­ing to a trag­ic end. 🕵️‍♂️

Pis­cat­away, New Jer­sey res­i­dents Chi­nagorom Onwumere, 34, and Salma Abdalka­reem, 27, were charged with three counts each of finan­cial exploita­tion of an elderly/vulnerable per­son and two counts each of theft and crim­i­nal imper­son­ation. Addi­tion­al charges are pend­ing.

INVESTIGATION INSIGHTS

🕵️‍♀️ – Our video pro­vides an in-depth look at the inves­ti­ga­tion, the tac­tics used by the scam­mers, and the after­math of their actions, includ­ing their arrest and the charges they face.

🔎 LEARN & PROTECT 🔎 – We will dis­sect how the scam was con­duct­ed, the red flags that were missed, and the psy­cho­log­i­cal tac­tics used by the scam­mers. This case serves as a stark reminder of the impor­tance of stay­ing vig­i­lant online.

🛡️ STAMP OUT SCAMS’ MISSION 🛡️ – At Stamp Out Scams Inc., we’re ded­i­cat­ed to edu­cat­ing and pro­tect­ing indi­vid­u­als from such deceit­ful prac­tices. Our founder, a for­mer spe­cial agent and cer­ti­fied fraud spe­cial­ist, shares expert advice on how to spot and pre­vent falling vic­tim to romance scams and oth­er sim­i­lar scams.

✉️ YOUR ROLE ✉️ – Aware­ness is the first step to pre­ven­tion. Share this video with loved ones, espe­cial­ly those who are vul­ner­a­ble, to spread the word on scam pre­ven­tion.

🔗 LINKS AND RESOURCES 🔗 – For more resources on scam pre­ven­tion, vis­it our web­site at www.stampoutscams.com and sub­scribe to our chan­nel, ScamTV, for reg­u­lar updates and edu­ca­tion­al con­tent. 🤝 SUPPORT OUR CAUSE 🤝 – As a reg­is­tered non-prof­it, your sup­port helps us con­tin­ue our mis­sion. Dona­tions are tax-deductible and can be made through our web­site. Togeth­er, we can stamp out scams.

Please vis­it our YouTube chan­nel, ScamTV, to view our video rel­a­tive to this heart­break­ing romance scam.

Below is a copy of the Crim­i­nal Com­plaint against Chi­nagorom Onwumere, 34, and Salma Abdalka­reem, 27. Click below to down­load a copy of this com­plaint.

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