A 66-year-old Lincoln woman has reported to police a man she met on an online dating site has tricked her out of $70,000.
Lincoln Police Department spokeswoman Officer Angela Sands says the woman told police she met a man named Greg through the eHarmony dating site. He scammed her out of the money over a four-month period, giving her various reasons he needed money, such as for a surgery. Sands says the victim even took out a high-interest loan to give the man money.
The two arranged to meet in Ft. Worth, Texas, but he didn’t show when she arrived.
KLIN contributed to this story.