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Over the course of one December week, for example, almost $30,000 arrived from Norway; on January 2, someone in France sent $16,977.
Elrod never let this money linger: She always showed up at the bank a few hours after a transfer cleared, to withdraw as much as $9,500 in cash.
She would then return on subsequent days to make additional four-figure withdrawals until the account was nearly empty.
At Walmart, Elrod would head to the Money Center counter, where she'd transmit between $1,500 and $1,800 to a man she knew as Sinclair.
And the rising age of Facebook users may also have an effect on the patterns that Hall found.