A modern day Bonnie and Clyde scammed online shoppers out of $2 million, which is an estimated R28.7m, all while she was married to an unsuspecting disabled man.
Angela Greer and her lover, Michael Tozer, scammed online shoppers with thousands of fake accounts on Paypal, eBay and Gumtree.
According to News.com.au, the couple managed to get an alleged $2 million, which is more than R28m, out of unsuspecting online shoppers.
Briefly.co.za learned at the time of their online crime spree, Greer was married to a disabled man. She told her hubby she worked as a Gold Coast publicist, but she and her lover ran a sophisticated illegal scheme online by buying and selling non-existent products.
The 52-year-old would go on trips with her husband, however, he had no idea Tozer, 42, was living next door.
The couple fooled her husband and online shoppers. But, their love for showing off got them into hot water.
Greer and Tozer took photos of their luxury lifestyle, which included designer bags and wads of money.
Their flashy lifestyle drew attention and the couple got arrested. They were both found guilty on several charges, including fraud. Greer received three months in jail and Tozer was sentenced eight years in prison.
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