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# Dating Scam

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# Dating Scam
Gardaí investigating 'romance cryptocurrency scam' where woman lost over €10,000
The fraudster built up the woman’s trust over a number of weeks.
These fraudsters spend a number of weeks building their victims' before convincing them to start investing, Michelle Hennessy reports.
Gardaí say the full scale of the problem is not known because many victims are too embarrassed to report it.
# Stranded
Former US governor candidate stranded in Ukraine after online dating scam
“I was looking for a Ukrainian mate, a partner, somebody who would stay with me, be my wife,” said 53-year-old Cary Dolego.