Woman Charged With Extortion Over Online Date Hook-Up
A woman who allegedly extorted thousand from a man she met through an online dating site will face court on Monday.
The North West Telegraph reported the 31-year-old had met the man, aged in his 50s, online in early January before the pair developed a relationship.
Police said the woman, who had two aliases, began demanding money from the man later that month via text.
Over a six-week period, its alleged the man had handed over more than $6000 to the woman.
She was charged with making several threats of extortion as well as drug-related