He thought he had found the perfect match in the black-haired woman named Deborah, but it was all a scam.
Con hopes that sharing his ordeal will prevent others from being duped by other online romance scams. He held a news conference Monday in partnership with Edmonton Police Service economic crimes section Det. Linda Herczeg, who investigated his case.
And then they pretty much stick a knife in you. Con's story is not unusual, police said.
In Con's case, Rutgers speed dating woman claimed to be a United States citizen on an overseas contract as a computer civil engineer — and the single mom of a nine-year-old boy. The woman claimed her bank s were in San Jose, Calif. When they started talking again months later, she again asked for money.
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It wasn't enough and the messages stopped. Nearly a year later, Deborah told Con she was laid off and needed help. Con paid, but the next day, ticket prices apparently went up and he paid the difference. Then the woman claimed that her son had been diagnosed with malaria.
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Shortly Beautiful views in colorado, she said they had been involved in a collision and had hospital bills. She promised to pay Con back once she got home to the U. She told him that she loved him and wanted to be with him. But Con had grown suspicious.
He said "things really started to stink" when she sent Foot model fetish personal bank statements that appeared fake. Then she asked him to set up an online bank and insisted he share his and password information. Then he got a call from the security manager at his bank.
Bank staff were concerned about his banking activity and had contacted police. Con expects he may have to declare bankruptcy or hand over the keys to his house to the bank because of the financial loss. He doesn't expect any of his money will be recovered.
Philadelphia women seeking men classifieds transfers weren't covered by any kind of insurance. If any of you people have lost a relative, a mother or father, you will know the feeling," Con said, his voice breaking. You know, you live your whole life and then all of a sudden they're gone.
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Throughout their correspondence, Deborah sent photographs, images of her bank statements and passport, even X-rays. All of the documents were fake. Con has Craigslist olive branch mississippi doubt he was targeted by a co-ordinated group of scammers working together to keep up the charade.
They literally do not care.
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All they care about is how much they can get and how fast they can get it. Social Sharing. Wallis Snowdon.
Con was confined to a hospital bed when he struck up a relationship with a stranger online. Con hopes that sharing his ordeal will prevent others from being duped by other online romance scams He held a news conference Monday in partnership with Edmonton Police Service economic crimes section Det.