Letters are exchanged between the scammer and victim until the scammer feels they have groomed the victim enough to ask for money.This might be for requests for gas money or bus and airplane tickets to travel to visit the victim, medical expenses, education expenses etc.In other words, anything that keeps them rooted to the chair and the TV and whatever comes out of a dark brown bottle.Women who frequent online dating sites have a different impression of where older men might be.They read men's self-professed penchant for cycling/hiking/boating/climbing /kayaking /running/walking/swimming/golfing.These women believe that most older men are still out there, lost on slopes, in the air, on bodies of water.
The scam usually ends when the victim realizes they are being scammed or stops sending money.
“They don’t call when they say they will, they don’t plan ahead when you actually do get a date, and they don’t seem to own a real shirt anymore.
Apparently you move to Florida and all you can have in your closet is T-shirts and polos.” She actually had one suitor show up to their first date 20 minutes late wearing a filthy Hooter’s shirt. ” Things could have been worse: He could have seemed perfect from the start.
(But) I’ve been alone for a few years now and it seems harder than ever to meet a man. ” This may come as a shock, but being a single woman looking for love in Southwest Florida poses some challenges. “(Perhaps) my prince is riding his white horse somewhere else?
“I’m thinking I’m either hard to match—wonderful as I am—or this is a geographically undesirable area for me,” says Eddy, who splits her time between homes in Fort Myers and the Panhandle.