Anyone can fall into the trap of affective scams via the web.
This is confirmed by the complaint of a woman told in a note by the Police of the Swiss Municipality of Baden that shows how the economic damage is added to that of the heart.
Specifically, a man pretended to feel a great love for a woman from the Canton of Aargau region but was really only interested in his money.
The two met on a dating site and the woman ended up paying 150 thousand euros in an account in Turkey within a month. In a statement, the Argentine cantonal police indicate they have started investigations to try to trace the unknown author of the scam.
This story has to some extent brought to attention the phenomenon of affective scams organized through the social profiles of non-existent men as this sad story confirms.