Multiple individuals throughout the nation paid for gadgets listed on Facebook however by no means acquired what they’d purchased, authorities stated.
Now, after a nine-month investigation, a Missouri girl has been arrested and booked into jail, in accordance with a information launch from the Hannibal Police Department.
Police started investigating Amanda L. Stuart, 40, after somebody in Louisiana reported that Stuart was “selling” gadgets on Facebook however not following by way of with delivery after receiving fee.
Authorities say Stuart scammed not less than 30 victims within the U.S., and an investigation is ongoing.
She was arrested in a Hannibal residence following “multiple warrants issued by the 10th Judicial Circuit Court of Marion County for Deceptive Business Practices and Stealing,” in accordance with the information launch.
She’s being held on a $25,000 bond.
Hannibal is about 210 miles northeast of Kansas City.