She agreed to do so and went to Kroger to send $750 by Western Union, but then got another call saying it did not go through.
She was instructed to send the money by MoneyGram, so she went to Kroger to cancel the first payment and then went to Walmart to send the money.
Later, the victim called a leader in her church to tell him about the problems of the other woman in getting to Oxford and was told of other people who had been called in a similar situation, even using the bishop’s name but that it was a scam.
She returned to Walmart to cancel the payment, but it had already been received, having been collected by someone identifying herself as the daughter of the victim.
Police are continuing to investigate.
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