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Lonely heart finds scam, not love, loses $250k

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Email scammers work in different ways, but each one is intent on stealing your money.

In our recent Nigerian Prince story, we exposed scammers who say they have come into a fortune and only need your bank routing information to share the wealth, i.e., to rip you off.

Other scammers take advantage of people looking for love. Phillip Lowery contacted a woman from overseas through an online dating site. They never met face-to-face, but by the time this faux romance was over, Lowery was out a quarter-million dollars.

As Better Call Harry reports, don't look for love in the wrong places.

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