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How a Phony Online Boyfriend Scammed a 75-Year-Old Widow Out of $1 Million

Fraud and scams find many victims every day. Particularly vulnerable are the elderly who may be hard of hearing, have memory loss or are lonely. Though we all need to keep our guard up as the unscrupulous people are getting more clever and sophisticated in their scams. While most people are trustworthy and have integrity, we still need to be very skeptical and diligent when it comes to protecting our assets. Do NOT go it alone, as you should always have a trusted person to turn to BEFORE YOU TAKE ANY ACTION when you are not sure of a stranger's calling or advice. The article below depicts a widow's story of a sweetheart scam.


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