Township Resident Swindled In Bitcoin Gambit

A township resident told police on May 3 that they had been swindled out of more than $107,000.

The person told police that they met the suspect, possibly an Asian woman, on a dating website.

The suspect presented herself a a Bitcoin investor, police said, and was able to convince the township resident to send multiple deposits totaling $107,700 to what turned out to be a fake Bitcoin website.

The investigation is ongoing.

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