An Ohio man allegedly used the allures of a romantic relationship to get a woman who worked at a California credit union to open nearly $3 million in fraudulent lines of credit that led to more than $1.2 million in losses, according an FBI cybercrimes investigator.   

Phillip Cook, 50, of South Euclid, Ohio, was arrested July 28 by U.S. Marshals and remains in federal custody on a criminal complaint filed by the FBI in California. Cook will be asking a federal judge in Cleveland next week to reconsider his detention and an order to transport him to California to face charges.

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