Scherer sentenced in $5.8M multistate romance scam

PROVIDENCE – A Georgia woman who played a key role in a romance scam that defrauded seniors in several states, including Rhode Island, out of at least $5.8 million has been sentenced to nearly four years in federal prison, U.S. Attorney Zachary A. Cunha said on Monday. Syretta Scherer, 42, of Snellville, Ga., pleaded guilty

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