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Man Accused of Scamming $6.5 Million in Online Romance

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ATLANTA (AP)- A Georgia man is accused of taking part in an online romance scam used to swindle a Virginia woman out of more than $6.5 million.           

The U.S. attorney’s office in Atlanta said in an email Wednesday that Nnamdi Marcellus MgBodile and others also tried to scam a Georgia company out of nearly $350,000 using a spoof email scheme.           

MgBodile, of Marietta, has been indicted on 20 counts of bank fraud, money laundering, and conspiracy to commit bank fraud. A lawyer listed in online court records didn’t immediately respond to an email seeking comment.           

Prosecutors say MgBodile and others caused a Virginia woman with a sizable trust to believe she was in a romantic relationship with someone she’d met online and convinced her to send millions of dollars to various accounts.

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