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A San Jose woman has been duped of $300,000 after falling for a Nigerian scam artist on the dating website ChristianMingle.com.

Santa Clara County Deputy District Attorney Cherie Bourlard said Wednesday that the man, posing as

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66?

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Stupid woman... I don't like to use the word "deserves" but...

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66?

 

And? People get lonely, you know.

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It's amazing that people with a lot of money can pi** it away so easily like that.

If i had 300k. I certainly wouldn't send it to a guy i've never met on a dating site.

 

She deserved it but just a shame it was a huge amount of money.

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It's amazing that people with a lot of money can pi** it away so easily like that.

If i had 300k. I certainly wouldn't send it to a guy i've never met on a dating site.

 

She deserved it but just a shame it was a huge amount of money.

 

she didn't have the money.

 

Some people are a bit naive :s

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And? People get lonely, you know.

 

still stupid though

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In this day and age, with all these scams getting aired on the internet I find it mind boggling that people still get caught out.

If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck.......guess what.......it's a duck.

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All the escorts I could hire for $100K ...

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She must of been really lonely or just plain dumb.

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All the escorts I could hire for $100K ...

 

And still have another $200K...

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The net is full of honey traps, take care.

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Boy am I ever in the wrong line of work... :shifty:

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A friend of mine lost his $450 due to the dating scam.. That was a few years ago.

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I don't think she deserves it at all. She is 66. We all take the ability to use the computer and internet for granted. She is obviously a lonely old Women and that's incredibly sad. She probably saved for a really long time. I couldn't even imagine that happening to my Nan....

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ChristianMingle.com.

 

Name says it all.

 

That is to say, she's probably a bible thumper. She probably thought this was gods plan.

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It's amazing the differences in gender.  An older male is more likely to be "used" by a younger female directly and get something physical out of it possibly.  Whereas it seems more and more older women are sending money to people they've never met in person because they are so desperate for attention usually due to a death or some other loss in their life.

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