The two victims' cars were found in Spring, a census-designated place of Houston in Harris County.
Nguyen’s credit cards were stolen but it was not clear if anything was taken from Soliman.
After they form a “relationship,” they come up with reasons to ask their love interest to set up a new bank account.
The scammers transfer stolen money into the new account, and then tell their victims to wire the money out of the country.
There have been two suspects named in the case; cousins Brandon Alexander Lyons, 18, and Jerrett Jamal Allen, 26. Lyons was charged with capital murder after being accused of choking Soliman and hitting the man with an unidentified object.
He has been in Harris County Jail since April after he was charged with stealing the slain nurse’s car.
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Allen has been “sought on a charge of unlawfully using the student’s credit cards,” detectives said. Investigators said the two men could have been murdered by serial killers, but robbery has been cited as the probable motive, Ritchie said.
Chief Deputy Edison Toquica and Ritchie have cautioned people who use dating apps, chat rooms, etc.
THIRD BOY SCOUT DEAD AFTER APPARENT ELECTROCUTION IN TEXAS “It is possible that there were other victims, or victims that did get away who could give us more information,” Mike Ritchie, the lead investigator, said Monday.
Investigators have asked the public for help with any additional information.