The Straits Instances. Girl almost loses US$5,000 in online love scam

The Straits Instances. Girl almost loses US$5,000 in online love scam

Singapore

The 43-year-old IT supervisor met a person on a dating that is popular who reported he had been created in Taiwan but had been now staying in the usa being a diamond dealer. ST PICTURE: LIM YAOHUI

SINGAPORE – Heartbroken after a relationship that is one-year a man she met while video video gaming on the web finished, Alice ( not her genuine title) chose to look for love on the web in July this current year.

The 43-year-old IT supervisor met a guy on a popular relationship software who reported he had been created in Taiwan but ended up being now staying in the usa being a diamond dealer.

They might talk and phone one another every time on messaging platform WhatsApp.

“He said that after their mom died about 5 years ago, he has got been feeling empty and alone, and required some body in the life, ” Alice told reporters on(Sept 4) in an interview arranged by the police to warn of online love scams that have seen an uptick wednesday.

She stated he would send her intimate poems every time, and selfies and photos of his life that “seemed so real”, she would not suspect anything was awry.

He additionally asked her many times to be their gf and stated he would visited Singapore to generally meet her, but she declined as she ended up being nevertheless repairing from her break-up.

After simply fourteen days, the person asked her for a financial loan of US$5,000 (S$7,000). Continue reading “The Straits Instances. Girl almost loses US$5,000 in online love scam”