"Matchmaker" charged with swindling elderly woman out of $12.5k

DELRAY BEACH, FL (WFLX) - A Delray Beach man is facing charges for allegedly duping an elderly woman.

Palm Beach County Sheriff's Deputies say David Branfman promised an 80-year-old woman he'd fix her up with his father.

While stringing her along, he allegedly collected $12,500 for work at her home which he was not licensed for.

He's now behind bars charged with fraud.

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