Victim Out $510K After Online Romance Scam on; Part Scam and Part Taxes on Transaction

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Con artists have a formula that continues to fool unsuspecting victims into handing over money, sometimes hundreds of thousands of dollars, with online romance scams.

Joy, scammed by a member, lost $510,000.

$350K to scammer
$145K to IRS
$15K to State of Colorado

Psychologist John Stapert, Ph.D. says that emotions can overwhelm logical thought process. Risks are multiplied when meeting people on line. Vulnerability leads to trust.

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