Victim of online dating scams
Many individuals have lost their life savings due to this type of fraud.INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.– Imagine this scenario: you meet a man online that shares several common interests with you and it seems like he is the one you’ve truly been waiting for.“He looks like the lead singer of Rascal Flatts, oh gosh he is so cute,” said Debby Day about a man she met online.Day met Dempsey Selden when he approached her through an online chat on her Facebook page.If you’ve been taken advantage of, there are things you can do.However, getting your money back is very unlikely, Grey said. You can also get free counseling and join a support group at Romance
“He can make me smile faster than anybody and according to what he says, I do the same for him,” Day said. Her friend is worried she’s a part of an international romance scam.Sluppick said it isn’t uncommon for the victim to be very hard to convince.Day said she can come up with the cash, she’ll consider sending it to Selden.“She’s going to get hurt badly,” said Debbie Nester.After courting Day online for two months, Selden asked to borrow ,000, saying he couldn’t transfer money for business in Australia.