A heartless Pennsylvania woman catfished a man into believing he was the daddy of her non-existent little one, extorting him out of practically $5,000 within the course of, police stated.
Billie Jo Brenizer, 23, of Duncannon, is dealing with felony prices of theft by deception, misunderstanding, theft by extortion and harassment within the alleged Fb scheme, WPMT reported.
An investigation into the woman started in June 2020 when a Newberry Township man contacted cops to say he met Brenizer below the identify “Kaylee Nicole” on the social media platform in February 2019.
The man later realized that Kaylee Nicole was really Brenizer and that she had “catfished” him, in accordance to a prison grievance obtained by the station.
Regardless of the deception, the man advised police he determined to meet up with Brenizer anyway and the pair had intercourse, the grievance reveals.
Brenizer, often known as “BJ Brenizer,” later contacted the man and claimed he had raped her — whereas threatening to name cops to report the allegations if he didn’t meet up together with her once more, in accordance to the grievance.
The man stated he agreed to meet Brenizer a second time due to the risk and the pair began a sexual relationship that lasted till December 2019 – throughout which the ill-fated couple had intercourse 5 occasions, he advised police.
Throughout that point, Brenizer referred to as the man and advised him she was pregnant together with his little one – even sending him pictures of constructive being pregnant checks, charging paperwork present.
Brenizer allegedly led the man to consider she gave delivery to a child boy who had medical points. The sufferer saved the information from his household and mates, the York Dispatch reported.
The man, whose identification was withheld by the newspaper, sought repeatedly to see the kid and requested for a paternity check, however Brenizer advised him she knew the kid was his, police stated.
The pair allegedly agreed to maintain the kid secret from the sufferer’s household and mates if he gave Brenizer cash for the kid, charging paperwork present.
In all, the man gave Brenizer $4,960 regardless of by no means seeing the purported little one or getting proof that his son existed, police stated.
Charging paperwork allege that Brenizer had achieved the identical scheme on “quite a few” different victims. She admitted to police that she didn’t give delivery to a child boy and had used various telephone numbers and social media profiles to attain her purported victims, charging paperwork present.
A woman who stated she was Brenizer’s feminine guardian declined touch upon the accusations when reached by The Put up Wednesday. Brenizer was at work on the time, the woman stated.
Brenizer, who stays free after posting $2,000 bail, has a preliminary listening to set for March 31, the York Dispatch reported.