Online dating: Woman says man tricked her to give away whole life savings

Reporter: Gina Tomlinson Writer: Jack Lowenstein
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Lynda Jo Holmgren types on her Mac laptop computer. Holmgren has experienced requests from people posing as online dating partners in order to steal money. Her Naples neighbor fell victim in 2021 to an online dating crook who stole $100,000 from her. Credit: WINK News.

An elderly woman was targeted by someone she met online, and she’s out of $100,000.

Naples Police Department is investigating after a woman trusted someone who made false promises to her.

Naples police say a man told the woman he had millions, and once he was able to bring the money home, he would pay her back. It turns out even the vic

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