60 Minutes - Love Scam
60 Minutes Australia investigates the death of 67 year old widow Jette Jacobs from Wagin who was identified as a romance fraud victim by the Western Australia Police and Consumer Protection anti-fraud initiative Project Sunbird BUT had already gone to South Africa to meet a Nigerian man she'd fallen in love with online.
60 Minutes reporter Allison Langdon and crew take Jette's son to Johannesburg, where his mum died. In Nigeria they film an interview with the prime suspect in the case - Jesse Omokoh. During a visit to Perth they chat to Head of the WA Major Fraud Squad, Detective Senior Sergeant Dom Blackshaw about this specific case and more generally about internet-based relationship frauds. Read more about Project Sunbird.