The prosecution told the court on Tuesday that two women in Utrecht should be sentenced to four vulnerable men out of a total of € 418,000 after pretending to benefit their love.
A 32-year-old woman approached a man (usually an elderly divorced) through a dating site, and once contact was established, she began to tell a story about her financial difficulties.
Another woman, in fact her mother-in-law, played another role in the story, including that of a friend or debt relief councilor. When the victim sent money to “keep her girlfriend out of jail,” the older woman withdrew cash and lost all contact.
Prosecutors said young women previously convicted of fraud should be imprisoned for 30 months. Older women faced 25 months and 12 were suspended.
The court will rule within two weeks.
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Woman faced prison for dating site scam, victim handed € 412,000
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