Crooks use love to cheat their victims of money

In one situation, it was only after police officers spoke to a victim that she finally conceded she was being duped by a crook.
In one situation, it was only after police officers spoke to a victim that she finally conceded she was being duped by a crook.PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Many of us will go to great lengths for love, but how much would you spend on someone you have not even met? Well, one woman here was willing to part with $10,000 for a stranger who befriended her on social media for about two months.

Fortunately for her, she had a guardian angel in OCBC Bank customer service manager Goh Swee Lee, who stopped the crook from using sweet nothings to cheat his victim.

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