Tag: scammer

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'Went with my heart!' Devastated widow targeted for £1,400 by ‘charming’ scammer

'Went with my heart!' Devastated widow targeted for £1,400 by ‘charming’ scammer

Susan was widowed, and left devastated at the passing of her husband, but after a passage of time, her children encouraged her to meet someone else [...]
'My whole life’s savings' Single mum shocked after losing £60,000 to scammer – 'evil man'

'My whole life’s savings' Single mum shocked after losing £60,000 to scammer – 'evil man'

After being a single parent for over 17 years, Patt signed up to a dating site to find “companionship”. She was contacted by a man who used a fake [...]
'Left me with nothing!' Man, 60, loses nearly £100,000 to scammer over two years

'Left me with nothing!' Man, 60, loses nearly £100,000 to scammer over two years

Graham, 60, appeared on this morning’s episode of For Love or Money, explaining how he had sold his beloved vintage motorbike and used profits from [...]
‘Hurtful’ – Grieving retiree loses almost £7,000 to scammer who befriended him on Facebook

‘Hurtful’ – Grieving retiree loses almost £7,000 to scammer who befriended him on Facebook

The former RAF officer appeared on the BBC’s For Love or Money earlier today where presenters revealed his ‘girlfriend’ was indeed a scammer. Onlin [...]
'We're going to lose the house' Widower 'devastated' as he loses £40,000 to scammer

'We're going to lose the house' Widower 'devastated' as he loses £40,000 to scammer

PAUL ALLUM had been sending money to his online girlfriend in order to help her get 600 kilos of gold that she claimed her father had left as an in [...]
Nurse heartbroken after losing £65,000 to scammer who claimed they would be a 'family'

Nurse heartbroken after losing £65,000 to scammer who claimed they would be a 'family'

The 55-year-old nurse became involved with a scammer who took advantage of her caring nature. Over the course of a year she ended up sending him £6 [...]
'Every single penny' – Retired nurse devastated after sending scammer 'everything she had'

'Every single penny' – Retired nurse devastated after sending scammer 'everything she had'

Gill is now a retired nurse who had been single for over eight years, however in 2018 she got a random Facebook message from a man who used a fake [...]
Woman, 70, devastated after losing over £17,000 to scammer – 'Knew I was vulnerable'

Woman, 70, devastated after losing over £17,000 to scammer – 'Knew I was vulnerable'

During their relationship, Susan was also sending money to Brook’s child, Alex who Brook said was staying with his nanny in Oslo. Whilst Brook was [...]
'He broke my heart' Widow devastated after sending £20,000 to scammer she had fallen for

'He broke my heart' Widow devastated after sending £20,000 to scammer she had fallen for

Eventually, Daniel claimed he was coming back to Leeds, and Debbie went to pick him up from the airport. When she did not see him, she knew somethi [...]
'My hopes and dreams gone' – Woman, 75, devastated after sending £23,000 to scammer

'My hopes and dreams gone' – Woman, 75, devastated after sending £23,000 to scammer

Ms Edwards was contacted on Facebook by someone posing as a military officer who needed money due to complications getting home. After she realised [...]
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