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Toward the end, he was asking for money to come to Canada and "begin the rest of their life together," Brantford police say.
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The fraudster asked lots of questions about the woman, but wouldn't answer personal questions himself and changed the subject when the victim tried to delve into his personal life. "She's a very compassionate woman." The investigation is still continuing, but no arrests have been made, and there are no suspects, Laing said.
"The suitor spun a web of deceitful tales while continuously reassuring the victim of his devotion and undying love for her," the police news release said. A team of people is usually involved in this type of scam, with fake IDs used to collect the money.
"Sadly, the chances of recovering the funds are usually slim-to-none." According to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, Canadians lost more than million to the "romance scam" in 2014.
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