This is all a build-up for the scam artist’s real goal: conning a victim out of money.Once the victim becomes attached, the scammer looks for ways to dupe the person into sending money, which can happen in two basic ways.
For instance, some romance scammers express concern about their financial situation or ability to visit the victim in the hopes that a person will offer to send funds.
Maria and Andrew seemed to hit it off and began planning a road trip for that summer when Andrew would come back to the U. Andrew sent Maria a check for ,000 to cover the cost of their trip, but then suddenly asked her to send ,500 back to him because he needed money for rent after being laid off from his job.
Maria deposited the check and sent the money, but was soon contacted by her bank, which told her the check was bad and she had to repay the ,500.
Clinton, the front-runner in the race for the Democratic 2016 presidential nomination, has apologized for using a private email server for official business while secretary of state from 2009 to 2013. indictment, Lehel 'publicly released his victims' private email correspondence, medical and financial information and personal photographs,' the Justice Department statement said.
Marcel Lehel, 44, a Romanian hacker known as 'Guccifer' who posted unofficial emails sent to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on the Internet was extradited from Romania and made his first court appearance in the United States on Friday (file photo from 2014) It did not name the victims, but in 2013 news websites published hacked emails sent to Clinton by her former adviser Sidney Blumenthal, offering the first public clues about Clinton's unconventional email arrangements and attributing the hack to Guccifer.