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09-Jun-2017 09:43

I never thought I would be taken in by something of this kind.

I completely trusted him.'Mrs Fowkes only realised something was wrong when police turned up on her doorstep in November 2010.

Judith Lathlean, a 67-year-old, Oxford-educated professor, made headlines in December last year when she courageously revealed how she had paid £140,000 to a man she met on a dating site (but never met face to face).

In another case, divorcée Suzanne Hardman, then 56, was defrauded of £170,000 by ‘James Richards’, a widower living in Portsmouth.

They exchanged messages and she even spoke several times on the phone to a man claiming to be her online date.

He described his life in England, including details about his pets, children and past relationships.

I completely trusted him.'Mrs Fowkes only realised something was wrong when police turned up on her doorstep in November 2010.

Judith Lathlean, a 67-year-old, Oxford-educated professor, made headlines in December last year when she courageously revealed how she had paid £140,000 to a man she met on a dating site (but never met face to face).

In another case, divorcée Suzanne Hardman, then 56, was defrauded of £170,000 by ‘James Richards’, a widower living in Portsmouth.

They exchanged messages and she even spoke several times on the phone to a man claiming to be her online date.

He described his life in England, including details about his pets, children and past relationships.

But even if they had I would have dismissed it because I trusted him.'Robin Longmore, a financial intelligence development officer for West Mercia Police, said he was unable to reveal how police knew Mrs Fowkes was being conned.