Saturday, February 05, 2011
Con Man Uses Online Dating to Net $140K
A New York lothario posing as a multimillionaire Navy commander and confidante of George Bush scammed close to $140,000 from women he met on online dating sites, according to Westchester authorities.
After cultivating relationships with women met on sites like Match.com, Jesus Nasser asked for loans, explaining that he was suddenly in dire financial straits for a host of reasons, reports the Journal News.
He has been charged with larceny, fraud and tax felonies, and faces up to 15 years if convicted.