She filled out a questionnaire and carefully crafted her profile.It would have been easy to burnish the truth, but she presented herself honestly, from her age (57) and hobbies ("dancing, rock collecting") to her financial status ("self sufficient").
I think that if a person is refusing to actually meet you or making excuses not to actually see you face-to-face, I think that that should be another issue also.
These are reported complaints, so the actual number confidence scams is expected to be much higher.
The number of losses between June and December 2015 is more than million higher when compared to the same time the year before.
They need to be diligent and just be a little bit more conscientious on just exactly what they do and how they do it.
And they need to realize that if it appears to be too good to be true, it probably is.