Widower heartbroken after losing his wife of 35 years is scammed in elaborate dating scam

By Alex Chapman For Daily Mail Australia A widower has shared his heartbreak at learning he was the victim of a long-term elaborate dating scam that conned him out of almost $400,000. The 69-year-old, who requested to remain anonymous, was duped into handing over large sums of money totaling roughly $377,000 over the course of a year. The pensioner said he was promised a bride-to-be from a group purporting to be a dating agency, but instead was left destitute. A pensioner has been coerced out of his savings after falling victim for an elaborate dating scam (stock image) Over the span of 12 months, the retiree was coerced into spending hundreds of thousands of dollars in what he believed were membership fees, an engagement ring, marriage costs and his future wife's legal costs. 1. Take your time, especially when talking about yourself. Read more here >>>

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