Dating fish in more sea
And it's so much easier for someone to do that online." It's unclear how many people across the United States have been caught up in so-called romance schemes, although the FBI and the FTC have both issued warnings against them."Millions of Americans visit online dating websites every year hoping to find a companion or even a soulmate," the FBI said just before Valentine's Day, adding that "the FBI wants to warn you that criminals use these sites, too, looking to turn the lonely and vulnerable into fast money through a variety of scams." Most victims walk away with lightened pockets and broken hearts.That same month, a 36-year-old man was robbed in Ohio after getting together with a woman he met on Plenty Of Fish, according to As the victim escorted the woman known as "Nikki" to his car, a man with a gun appeared and the pair robbed the victim of 0, then ran away.
As Hilarie bled out, Ray said, the suspects went downstairs, pulled their car to the front of the apartment and began stealing the dead man's Xbox, i Phone and TVs -- valuables Bustos had spotted the night before.
At a news conference, he said he suspected she was experienced with the scheme.
"Her comfort with the way this went, didn't seem like it was her first time," he said.
The brothers had talked about the site, because Jackson is also a member.
"Half of the profiles, they don't even put their real name," Jackson said.