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Furthermore, technology has provided a new tool for abusers (scammers).
The first contact can be initiated by either the scammer on the dating website or by the unsuspecting users.
He said he worked on an oil rig and needed money, so she started sending thousands of dollars.
Scammers create fake online profiles using photos of other people — even stolen pictures of real military personnel. And they tug at your heartstrings with made-up stories about how they need money — for emergencies, hospital bills, or travel. Here’s how it works: The scammers set up dating profiles to meet potential victims.
After they form a “relationship,” they come up with reasons to ask their love interest to set up a new bank account.
The woman sent hundreds of thousands of dollars to someone who doesn't even exist, sending shockwaves through the Troy community."Wow, that's scary," Carol Corbin said.
"I mean, I would think twice before I gave somebody that much money."Troy police have never had a scam in which so much money was stolen, and it's the talk of the town."I'm not that trusting," Corbin said.
By providing diverse means of exchanging news and information, technology has made Scammers on dating sites prod, bait and bleed dry their victims from the sea of users.