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The Skype and email accounts used by “David Holmes” were traced back to a location in Nigeria.

Warning the public about the incident, Deputy District Attorney Cherie Bourlard said “Don’t loan or invest money with anyone you have never met and only know from a dating website.

Further along in the relationship, the conversation turned a need for money to pay off his daughter’s tuition.

After those initial payments came through, the Nigerian man requested that the woman help fund his oil rig business.

The scammer even went as far as setting up a fake business website to help legitimize the claim.

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