These criminals—who also troll social media sites and chat rooms in search of romantic victims—usually claim to be Americans traveling or working abroad. While their most common targets are women over 40 who are divorced, widowed, and/or disabled, but every age group and demographic is at risk. You’re contacted online by someone who appears interested in you.
He or she may have a profile you can read or a picture that is e-mailed to you.
The pictures you were sent were most likely phony lifted from other websites.
The profiles were fake as well, carefully crafted to match your interests.
He had brought me a beautiful bouquet of flowers and ordered champagne for our first meeting!
We then spent the week going away for days all over Scotland… Our feelings just kept getting stronger each day we met up.’ Malcolm seemed to be taken with Shirley from the get go, describing her as ‘the most warm-hearted , wonderful & gorgeous young lady that I could ever have imagined existed’.
‘No problem I said – heck, I had waited 5 years to meet someone, what was another few weeks?
So you send money..rest assured the requests won’t stop there.
Six months ago, if you had told Shirley that she was engaged to be married she probably wouldn’t have believed you.
She’d been single for almost 5 years and thought it was too late to find a partner.
For a lady who had all but given up on love, that’s quite a sea change.
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But when her mother passed away from cancer she felt lost without her friendship, and decided it was time to take fate into her own hands. Joining an online dating site wasn’t an easy decision.