Opinion: Romance scammers are breaking hearts and pocketbooks

Anyone can fall for a romance scam. McClellan has heard from doctors, lawyers and teachers who have all been victimised in the past. Some get caught in the scams for months or years and lose thousands of dollars. — Love vector created by pikisuperstar - www.freepik.com

ATLANTA: Olunwadamilare Kolaogunbule spent four years creating fake profiles on dating websites, love bombing women to create the appearance of a romantic relationship then asking his victims for money.

His playbook worked on more than 60 victims across the country from 2014 to 2018, as Kolaogunbule laundered millions of dollars with a co-conspirator in Nigeria.

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