Police: Scammer stole $5.3 million from Suffolk County man

Federal prosecutors say a 54-year-old Georgia man told the victim he could "unlock" an inheritance in Singapore if he wired the money.

News 12 Staff

Apr 26, 2023, 1:16 AM

Updated 395 days ago

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Police say a scammer stole and spent all of a Suffolk County man's $5.3 million.
Federal prosecutors say a 54-year-old Georgia man told the victim he could "unlock" an inheritance in Singapore if he wired the money.
The scam went on for a whole year beginning in 2020.
If convicted, the alleged scammer could be sentenced to 40 years in prison.


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