Swindlers Target Old Women on Dating Websites

Swindlers Target Old Women on Dating Websites

In the beginning, the attention that is constant sweet and extremely unique.

Janet N. Cook, a church assistant into the Tidewater, Va., area, was indeed a widow for ten years whenever she joined up with an online dating website and had been quickly overcome by a rush of email messages, calls and marriagemindedpeoplemeet plans for a visit that is face-to-face.

“I’m maybe not stupid, but I happened to be completely naïve,” said Ms. Cook, now 76, who had been swept off her legs starting in July 2011 by attention from a person whom called himself Kelvin Wells and described himself as a middle-aged German businessman searching for somebody “confident” and “outspoken” traveling with him to places like Italy, their “dream location.”

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