GWINNETT COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46) Police have arrested a man accused of bilking an Alpharetta woman he met on a dating site out of over $80,000.
John Martin Hill, 35, was arrested in Franklin, Tennessee Tuesday night at around 10 p.m.
According to Gwinnett County Police Department, the victim says she met Hill on the popular dating site Match.com. The two interacted and met the same day.
The woman says Hill told her that he was a millionaire and within a week, convinced her to marry him and buy a house together.
The woman then gave him more than $80,000 to use toward the purchase of a home and furniture. Upon receiving the money, he cut off all contact with the woman.
A detective assigned to the case later learned that Hill lived in an apartment in Duluth with another woman and child. He recently purchased a 2014 BMW and painted it black.
Investigators also determined that Hill had changed his name over five times in the past two-and-a-half years and is accused of committing similar crimes in Virginia, Delaware, Maryland and New Jersey.
Hill has an active warrant in Gwinnett County for theft by deception.
Details of his arrest weren't immediately known.
John Martin Hill was arrested yesterday in Franklin, TN. He is at the Williamson County Jail. We are thankful that the victim in our case came forward & reported this crime. Any other victims should contact their local police department.Details: https://t.co/z1jZ9v8DYO pic.twitter.com/svatgLMA9v— Gwinnett County Police (@GwinnettPd) May 22, 2019