Oxford police investigating international student’s claims of fraud 

A former Miami University student told police she had been a victim of theft over the past year in which she was defrauded of $60,000.

The student, a Chinese national, said she had been in contact with an alleged Miami student in the fall of 2017. She said he had told her for that amount, he could facilitate her admission to Stanford University graduate school as well as obtaining proper immigration paperwork to allow her entry into this country.

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She told the officer the immigration paperwork she received was fictitious as was the acceptance paperwork she had received from Stanford.

The alleged suspect has not been charged, but investigation is continuing.

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The victim told the officer she had heard of other students being scammed by the same person, but no other details were available.

The victim sent the officer the paperwork, including the purported contract, text messages and photos of bank receipts documenting the exchange of funds to the uncharged suspect.

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