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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.

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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.

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