Augusta woman defrauded of $319

  • Follow Crime & courts

An Augusta woman who sent money to Canada while seeking a loan was apparently defrauded, according to a report from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

Rosalyn Young, 29, said she was trying to get a $5,000 loan from a company called Winford Solution. She said she was told to send the first and last payments to a man named Andrew Charles in Canada, and the money would be put in her checking account, the report says.

Young wired $155 on Tuesday and $164 on Wednesday to Charles. The money was not deposited in her account. She also told the sheriff’s office that Winford Solution, based in St. Louis, is apparently not a real company, according tot he report.

Comments (0) Add comment
ADVISORY: Users are solely responsible for opinions they post here and for following agreed-upon rules of civility. Posts and comments do not reflect the views of this site. Posts and comments are automatically checked for inappropriate language, but readers might find some comments offensive or inaccurate. If you believe a comment violates our rules, click the "Flag as offensive" link below the comment.
juantez 09/23/11 - 12:50 am
God must love stupid people.

God must love stupid people. And Augusta has it's share of them!!

Back to Top
Search Augusta jobs