According to NBC4i, a Columbus man pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit money laundering after receiving nearly $750,000 in payments.
According to a release by the Internal Revenue Service, Charles Asumadu laundered money from online romance scams and received approximately $744,815.30 in funds. He did so by creating several profiles on online dating and social media sites where he contacted men and women to create affectionate and romantic relationships.
Asumadu and his co-conspirators would then ask for cash or investments from the victims and give account information with instructions to send the money there.
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