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While the FBI and other federal partners work some of these cases—in particular those with a large number of victims or large dollar losses and/or those involving organized criminal groups—many are investigated by local and state authorities.

The pictures you were sent were most likely phony lifted from other websites.However, sharing your story with other women will help starve these assholes of money.Millions of Americans visit online dating websites every year hoping to find a companion or even a soulmate.The profiles were fake as well, carefully crafted to match your interests.In addition to losing your money to someone who had no intention of ever visiting you, you may also have unknowingly taken part in a money laundering scheme by cashing phony checks and sending the money overseas and by shipping stolen merchandise (the forwarded package).