She could have become the next victim of a scam that’s bilked Coloradans out of tens of thousands of dollars, but some simple research helped her trip up a man preying on women through an online dating site.
She thought she’d met her soul mate online. Instead, he used her for money and she lost tens of thousands dollars.
Many people say online dating helped them find love, but there also scams, and the Better Business Bureau says the problem is not going away.
A local woman has a warning for others looking for love after she fell victim to what’s called a sweetheart scam.