Saturday, February 26, 2011

Man Discovers His Online Girlfriend of 2.5 Years Is Fake—After Paying Her $200,000

A 48-year-old man in Naperville, Illinois must be crying his eyes out right now because he was recently finally forced to face reality about a few things.

You see, apparently he called the police because he feared that his online girlfriend of 2.5 years had been kidnapped a little while back. But instead of investigators rushing to rescue a damsel in distress, they informed the man that she didn't even exist—and that the drivers license photo "she" had shown him in the past was just an image from a sample Florida license.
Sad news, right?
Oh, but it gets worse:
The man told police he had wired $200,000 to the woman during the relationship to different bank accounts in Nigeria, Malaysia, England and the United States.
Broken heart and empty wallet. Youch.

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