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Ellen was retired, living a comfortable life in a nice home in British Columbia.
In the driveway was a luxury car, and her house was paid for.
A man calling himself "John" messaged her and through daily phone calls and messages on Facebook, he gained her trust.
And then she joined an online dating site, hoping to find some companionship.
Instead of romance, Ellen says she lost her life savings, and more — over $1.3 million — seemingly taken by an online scam where villains prey on people looking for their perfect partner. COMWhy your online lover might look like Stephen Harper Ellen’s is a story that is hard to believe, and even more difficult to comprehend.
"In the process of going back and forth, a scammer is going to try to figure out what makes a person tick, what their vulnerable spots are," said Jenny Shearer, an FBI spokeswoman.
"Because a victim has legitimate feelings, they might be inclined to offer financial support for this person." For Best, it all started when she signed up for a free online dating site called mingle2.
Roy Innocent Moore has concocted a persona that is complex and varies slightly from victim to victim. His mother was from the UK and he was born in Jamaica.