An 81-year-old Grand Island woman told police she has sent money to an individual in Nigeria on a monthly basis for close to five years.

Police don’t know how much money the fraud entails. The woman is “not being forthcoming with us at this point, as far as how much she’s sent,” said Police Capt. Dean Elliott.

The fraud has involved plane tickets and money put on debit cards, Elliott said.

The woman said she’s sent a lot of money, but she won’t say how much.

Police continue to investigate.

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