Keep New Times Free
| Crime |

Sunrise Man Poses as Flirty Woman to Rob Other Men

Lonely men looking for love went and found some at a social site called Mocospace.com. There they met up and chatted with a flirty, attractive woman with shoulder-length hair who complimented them, seduced them, and eventually invited them over to her place at the Boardwalk Apartments in the 2900 block of NW 60th Ave.

Only once they got to her place, they discovered that she was a he. Also, he robbed them at gunpoint.

LOL Catfish'd!

Police say 19-year-old Glenford Williams posed as a woman named "Diana" on the website and used the profile pics of a hot lady to lure men over to his place where, instead of having an amorous evening with a girl, they got a rifle shoved in their face and their cash taken.

One Dania Beach man was lured over on July 4. He had exchanged text messages with "Diana" to meet her at her apartment. When he called her phone, he even got a voice message from a woman calling herself Diana. But when he got to the apartment complex, Williams showed up wearing a gray-hooded shirt and a black ski mask and pointing a rifle at the man.

The man described his feelings at the time as "appalled, flabbergasted." But he saw Williams meant business when he cocked the lever on the rifle.

Williams allegedly robbed the man of $150.

Another Lauderhill man also met "Diana" online and agreed to meet her at her place for some drinks.

But just like the other victim, instead of meeting the beautiful tanned woman whom he chatted with online, he was met by Williams and his rifle.

"When he came up behind me, he said, 'Don't move,'" the victim said. "When he said that, I kind of looked back a little bit. He had a mask on, [I] saw the gun. He had it pointed toward my back. I would never imagine this would have happened."

But apparently, "Diana" lured one dude too many. And it probably wasn't the wisest choice to keep planning the fake rendezvous at the same place. The jig was up for "Diana" and Williams.

He was arrested on Tuesday on armed robbery charges and remains in jail.

Follow Chris Joseph on Twitter

I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of South Florida and help keep the future of New Times free.

Keep New Times Broward-Palm Beach Free... Since we started New Times Broward-Palm Beach, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of South Florida, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering South Florida with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in South Florida.


Join the New Times community and help support independent local journalism in South Florida.