In July, "John" told her that he was traveling to the United Kingdom to buy antiques for his store.
Then one day he called saying he went to Nigeria to buy more, but he was stuck -- he asked her for ,000 cash to get his purchases back to the States.
Whether specifically designed to help cheaters get away with their, ahem, extra-curricular activities or not, there's an unsettling array of apps out there being used by people wanting to fool their partners Back in the day, you might have been able to catch a cheating partner by snooping through their emails, texts or internet history.
But today’s adulterers are far too tech-savvy to leave such obvious tracks.
In a typical con, the perpetrator will spend weeks or even months building up a romantic relationship with a victim through e-mails, texts or phone calls, before eventually asking for money.
And many of the scammers aren't even in the United States.
"In the process of going back and forth, a scammer is going to try to figure out what makes a person tick, what their vulnerable spots are," said Jenny Shearer, an FBI spokeswoman.
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