Aurora girl loses $250K to online dating scam; FBI shares warning flags. But it you’ve lost hundreds of thousands of dollars, just like Laura Bockus before you know

AURORA, Ill. (WLS) — An Aurora girl had been swept off her legs then taken fully to the cleansers, losing $250,000. She thought she had been falling in love but alternatively, had been betrayed.

The FBI calls it the self- confidence scam or the relationship scam, and stated it regularly ranks into the top three online schemes, preying on those who are in search of companionship and love.

But it you’ve lost hundreds of thousands of dollars, just like Laura Bockus before you know.

” just just exactly How might you repeat this to someone, i am talking about really how may you rest at doing this to someone,” she wondered night.

Bockus stated she had been forced to put her Aurora home on the block.

“The annuity’s gone, my credits gone and I also need certainly to offer my house,” Bockus stated. Continue reading Aurora girl loses $250K to online dating scam; FBI shares warning flags. But it you’ve lost hundreds of thousands of dollars, just like Laura Bockus before you know