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More than 7, new cases were reported Thursday — the highest one-day total since Jan. Posted November 4, p. None of the victims we talked with ever thought it could happen to them. They couldn't imagine how victims allow themselves to be lured to the point they willingly give up tens, even hundreds of thousands of dollars.
More and more people are going online to find love. So many good, smart people are being cheated out of their money.
None of her family members ever realized it was happening. Wednesday at p. NC tops 7, new coronavirus cases for first time in almost seven months — As North Carolina passes the 14,deaths mark during the coronavirus pandemic, the s of new infections and hospitalizations continue to rise.
If that's not bad enough — wait until you hear the follow-up scam they use to get even more money, once they realize they've been caught. In fact, many who get caught up in the cons say beforehand, they viewed such scam victims as people who just weren't very smart.
She actually questioned many of the things he told her, and even took time to look into the accuracy of what he was telling her, but his stories were so good. When victims told us the convincing ways con artists romanced them — little by little, over months and months — we began to realize how easily it happens.
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We all want someone to love — someone who loves us. Before she knew it, he took her for thousands of dollars.
Close Comments. We were surprised at the lengths scammers go to, to get money.
While many people find real relationships, too many are getting scammed, in a HUGE way. Breaking NC tops 7, new coronavirus cases for first time in almost seven months — As North Carolina passes the 14,deaths mark during the coronavirus pandemic, the s of new infections and hospitalizations continue to rise.
The N. One victim fell for a military man she met online, or so she thought.
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