NJ man accused of conning elderly Greenwich woman out of $1M with fake charity

Police say 59-year-old Sonny Lee convinced the woman to donate more than $1 million to a Christian charity over the past year.

Greenwich police say a New Jersey man is faces charges for stealing money from an elderly woman in town.

Greenwich police say a New Jersey man is faces charges for stealing money from an elderly woman in town. (8/12/15)

GREENWICH - Greenwich police say a New Jersey man is facing charges for stealing money from an elderly woman in town.

Police say 59-year-old Sonny Lee convinced the woman to donate more than $1 million to a Christian charity over the past year.

But, they say instead of donating the money, Lee kept it for himself.

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