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In this May 21, 2020, photo, Ileana Valdez, 20, an undergrad student at Yale, poses for a photo outside of her home in Red Oak, Texas. Valdez created an online dating site for college students called OKZoomer.

Yale student creates 'OKZoomer,' a dating site amid pandemic

Jun. 28, 2020 1:01 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — When Ileana Valdez, a Dallas-native and junior at Yale University, found out she wouldn’t be going back to campus after spring break due to the COVID-19 outbreak, she and her friends created a dating site, OKZoomer. It began as a makeshift effort. “My friend and I posted a...

Couple charged in romance scam that netted more than $6M

Jun. 24, 2020 12:00 PM EDT

CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — A couple helped run an international romance scam that used bogus profiles on dating websites to woo dozens of victims into giving up more than $6 million, federal prosecutors said. Martins Friday Inalegwu and Steincy Mathieu both of Maple Shade, New Jersey, were charged Tuesday with...