63-year-old Bismarck woman out $75,000 after social media romance gone awry

BISMARCK, N.D. - A 63-year-old Bismarck woman is out nearly $75,000 after wiring money to a person who contacted her last August over social media.Bismarck Police Sgt. Mark Buschena said the woman corresponded until Christmastime with who she tho...
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BISMARCK, N.D. - A 63-year-old Bismarck woman is out nearly $75,000 after wiring money to a person who contacted her last August over social media.

Bismarck Police Sgt. Mark Buschena said the woman corresponded until Christmastime with who she thought was a "captain major with the United Nations working in Syria."

Buschena said the woman wired nearly $75,000 between September and December before becoming suspicious.