We hear way too often about people being catfished and scammed online.

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They often fall victim to heartless individuals that have no problem targeting vulnerable men and women who might not realize what's happening until it's too late.

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A Michigan woman is accused of stealing money from a family member and sending it to her online boyfriend.

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Michigan State Police Say Michigan Woman Stole $30,000 For Her Online Boyfriend

The Michigan State Police say 67 Elaine Frances Baldwin, of Frederic, is accused of embezzling almost $30,000 from a family member and then sending it to her boyfriend she met online.

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police acted on a tip they recived in 2022 about embezzlement from a vulnerable adult.

Who Is Considered A Vulnerable Adult In Michigan?

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According to Abdo Law In Michigan, a vulnerable adult is defined as an individual age 18 or over who, because of age, developmental disability, mental illness, or physical disability requires supervision or personal care or lacks the personal and social skills required to live independently.

What Was She Sending To Her Online Boyfriend?

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The Michigan State Police say Elaine Frances Baldwin would send gift cards and cash to her online boyfriend who lived in California.

Michigan Police Catch Michigan Woman Sending Stolen Money To Online Boyfriend

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According to Fox 2, Michigan State Troopers were able to intercept one of the deliveries by giving the tracking number to the postal service.

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The package, which contained $10,000, was stopped in California.

Elaine Frances Baldwin Charged

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Elaine Baldwin was charged on Tuesday with larceny of $20,000 or more.

She was released on a personal recognizance bond and will return to court on March 21st.

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