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Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Md. woman says she was victimized by serial con artist after meeting him on dating website

BETHESDA, Md. - A con artist who has targeted women across the country has found his latest victim in Maryland. The woman you are about to meet thought she could trust the man she had been dating for two months. But then she learned the truth.

"He seemed very charming, has all of his stuff together,” she told FOX 5.

It seemed like love at first sight.

"We would go out to dinner or we would go to an NBA game and most people would just have their check card in their pocket, but this guy would have a wad of cash – I would guess $8,000 to $10,000 in cash," she said.

She thought their lavish dates and hours-long conversations were proof of his wealth.

"Wells Fargo bank statements claimed that he has $98 million in a high yield savings account,” the victim told us. “He has shown me deed of trust statements for very luxurious properties between L.A., Miami and even here. It's all fake.”

We asked her if any of this was a red flag to her.

“The fact that he was on his phone having business calls, it seemed real,” she said. “So yes, he is a professional con artist.”



Anonymous said...

Was the cash counterfeit also?

Anonymous said...

Sucker born every minute and you can't cheat an honest man(or woman). WRT WCF.

Anonymous said...

Marina Marraco is pretty hot!

Anonymous said...

Joe I was reading this story and I came across this story on their site. Did you hear about these killings? I checked your search engine and you didn't post it? I guess the majority of the media didn't pick it up as newsworthy since the two were killed in a Maryland mall by a stabbing and not a gun.

2 killed in stabbing at Westfield Wheaton shopping mall

POSTED:JAN 10 2017 03:42PM EST
UPDATED:JAN 10 2017 11:39PM EST
WHEATON, Md. - Two people have died after a stabbing at Westfield Wheaton shopping mall Tuesday afternoon, police said.

Montgomery County police said they responded to the mall at around 3:17 p.m. for the report of a stabbing outside of the Hollister store inside the mall.

Officers found two male victims on the lower level of the mall suffering from stab wounds. They were transported to the hospital where they would later die from their injuries.

Anonymous said...

If your are stupid enough to use a dating site, you deserve what you get.