The victims were not named but lived in Illinois’ Bond County, St. Sunmola scammed a Bond County woman into buying electronics and shipping them to him, reshipping electronics he’d bought using stolen credit card information and taking out cash advances on a credit card, the indictment says.She was forced into bankruptcy, eventually owing at least ,000.
LOUIS • A Nigerian man indicted here and accused of running an online “romance scam” that victimized at least 30 women in Illinois, Missouri and elsewhere has been arrested in London, the U. He wooed each woman for months, using flowers, stuffed animals, greeting cards and candy and promises that each “was his one true love, his sole love interest, and the woman with whom he intended to spend the rest of his life,” the indictment claims.Columbia advances to a game against Canton in the second round of the Illinois 4A high school football playoffs.Kicker Riley Patterson's 26-yard field goal on Edwardsville’s first offensive play of overtime lifted the Tigers to a 23-20 playoff victory over Oak Park-River Forest on Friday night at the Edwardsville Sports Complex.Christopher Gilmer, 44, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to defraud the IRS, aggravated identity theft and attempted obstruction of grand jury investigation for his role in 0 million nationwide tax fraud conspiracy, prosecutors said.
Olayinka Ilumsa Sunmola, 31, pretended to be a current or retired member of the military, using information and photos he’d stolen from real people on online dating sites, the indictment says.Once they were involved in a relationship, Sunmola began manufacturing fake emergencies that required ever-increasing amounts of money from his victims, prosecutors said. Sunmola often pretended to be from Mascoutah, the indictment says.