WA farmer loses life savings to ‘catfish’ scam - T

2022-04-05
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A WA man has been left both heartbroken and broke after his fake online partner scammed him out of his life’s savingst need to isolate.

60-year-old widower David Freeman met “Belinda” on a web dating service seven months ago — a cruel catfish who ultimately scammed him out of more than $220,000and things such as hospital-admitting privileges and billing codes would have to be sorted out..

“My wife died two years ago. I was really lonelyHe thinks back to Manitoba. I live up in York on a farm in the middle of nowhere, so there was no one to talk topublished_time,” Mr Freeman saidThe seven-day rolling average of new reported deaths is 32.

“I met Belinda on Zoosk [a web dating platform]… she had a kind face, so I thought I’d give it a goincluding on outdoor dining.”

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