Internet dating con men
Again, both men and women can and have fallen victim to online dating scammers, but women tend to be targeted more aggressively.
One twitter user said “she needs to give lessons" while another, noticing that she was a Woolwich woman, said “she's local as well, teach me sis.” Amongst Akintaro's victims include a man who had been tricked into handing over more than £46,000, and another who sent money from his wife’s death in service insurance policy from her employer.READ MORE: Online dating fraudster Grace Akintaro from Woolwich scams 7 men out of over £100,000 Akintaro, 24, of Pettacre Close, used the alias Amanda Jenson to scam men on the online dating service Match.She would repeatedly ask her would-be lovers for money for travel costs followed by excuses why she couldn't see them.Unfortunately, it took me too long to understand that he was a conman. All of a sudden after two months, he had money problems.Coming off of a stale, long-suffering relationship with a nasty breakup, I was vulnerable to his attentions. He needed money to keep his company together to pay salaries and back taxes.