'You feel pity' - the truth of relationship frauds Brian had guaranteed Elspet a wonderful wedding later on in life and their very own bungalow. But Brian had not been real. He had been a love scammer, one thing Elspet would not realise him ?10,000 until she had sent. That they had met on a website that is dating she was indeed drawn in over e-mail, plus the cash - including life cost cost savings - is currently inside the arms and lost to her. Elspet was indeed convinced by their tale of serving abroad within the armed forces. She trusted him enough to think that their buddy, a diplomat, ended up being bringing house their possessions but required cash for fares and courier charges. It had been a lie. "You feel pity. You are feeling stupid and depressed, " stated Elspet, aged 67.