FBI warns of online romance scams ahead of Valentine’s Day – CBS News

“I talked to him a few times, I mean we messaged every day,” she said.

Johnson says she and Cole engaged in a two-year online relationship but never met in person. Over the course of that time, Johnson says she gave Cole more than $1 million in increments.

“At this point your heart rules your head and I was doing what my heart wanted me to do,” Johnson said.

In 2012, Johnson says her life stopped when Cole came clean over video chat and revealed who he really was β€” a young man in Nigeria.

“Big smile on his face, ‘Can we keep this going?’ And I’m thinking, can we keep this going? Are you out of your mind?” Johnson recalled.

via FBI warns of online romance scams ahead of Valentine’s Day – CBS News

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