Fifty-year-old Cheryl Gray of Livonia filed the civil lawsuit in May against 35-year-old Wylie Iwan of Kennewick, Wash., claiming misrepresentation, defamation of character and other charges. She seeks repayment for gifts she bought during their six-month relationship, including a digital camera and Seattle Mariners' home opener tickets.
The single mother says they met playing Mafia Wars.
Gray tells WXYZ-TV she bought a plane ticket to visit him but a week before the planned trip he sent a message saying he met someone else.
Iwan's attorney Julian Poota tells The Associated Press he's filed a motion to dismiss the case. An Aug. 1 hearing is scheduled in Livonia's district court.
Information from: WXYZ-TV, http://www.wxyztv.com