Man Defrauds Woman Out Of $80k After Claiming He Was A Millionaire On Match.com
The Internet is a strange place, it can both be helpful and dangerous! In one woman’s case she lost a hefty some of money after meeting the “man of her dreams.”
WSBTV reports that an Alpharetta woman met a man called John Hill on Match.com back in March. She says they met in person on the same day and he claimed he was a millionaire.
Police report that during their short time together, he manipulated her and convinced her that they were in love and that they should buy a house together.
After just one week of knowing each other, he convinced her to get married. The victim then put all her trust in the man and gave him $80,000 to use toward the purchase of a house and furniture. However, after he got the money he stopped all contact with the woman and hasn’t been heard of since.
Police are still investigating the matter and say that he has quite the shady past.
We will keep you updated as we get more information on the story.