He conned her into repeatedly sending him money until he could return to North Carolina to marry her.
Hundreds of thousands of single men and single women in your area are creating profiles and looking for their match right now.
No need to spend hours at a local store or coffee shop to seek a date.
Grant Barrett, co-host of the public radio show "A Way With Words" (and an old friend of VT) often hears from callers with similar complaints.
As Grant recently told USA Today, "If you're in your 50s and living with somebody in a romantic relationship, what to call each other?
Most love scammers declare that they are citizens of the U. As soon as the scammer gets to know the victim's interest he/she asks the victim to help with financial assistance.
Most of the time, the financial request will be via Western Union or Moneygram instead of checks, money orders etc. The scammer will give every other excuse for not giving their landline numbers or physical addresses.
You try to keep it together, writing sad letters once a week for two months, telling all your housemates about how lovely your girlfriend back home is as they chug lager and pass out in the corner. When you go back to university you realise that there's a whole world of girls out there, and you write your last sad letter.
For a few months she's top of the list when it comes to incoherent early morning phone-calls, then you meet someone else and file her into the footnotes. However, some celebrities - despite the vast array of opportunities they have to meet attractive partners - managed to stay with their childhood sweethearts long enough to get married.
This time around, Robert from Coloma expressed dissatisfaction with the words boyfriend and girlfriend, suggesting a new word to cover both: inti-mate.