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A Bad Bagel on Coffee Meets Bagel

Although I frequently encounter online dating scammers via email, I finally had the “pleasure” of speaking to one on the phone.

Mr. O was my first “match” or connection on… 1,082 more words

Baby Boomer Dating

Animation Script Writing

I don’t often get to share the online and corporate vids I write because they are used internally, but occasionally a few go public.

Here’s one I wrote for… 93 more words


Conman jailed for love affair scams

A conman who cheated women out of thousands of pounds after convincing them an American marine had fallen in love with them has been jailed for six years. 47 more words

Manteca trio indicted in Nigerian scam

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi woman first believed to be a victim of a Nigerian scam has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Gulfport along with a Nigerian man and five others. 490 more words

Street Life

There are many lessons that I’ve learned from online dating. The biggest lesson that I’ve learned is many people online are manipulators. It is a horror to hear of your abuser telling their acquaintances that you “catfished” them just because they were not able to destroy you. 205 more words


Single Ladies In 50s And 60s Prime Targets For Online Romance Scammers

Single ladies in their fifties and sixties are really in demand on dating websites. Unfortunately, they’re not popular in the way they might prefer. They’re prime targets for scammers, and victims typically lose $40,000 to $100,000. 303 more words

Was My Farce of a Husband a Human Trafficker?

We hear it everyday. We hear about it on the news, documentaries, magazines, and books about one of the world’s most greatest problems, sex trafficking. It is such a lucrative business that it cannot be stopped. 246 more words