It started last week. My phone rang and an unfamiliar number flashed up on screen. It was (949) 540-0781. I ignored, but they called back again. And again. And again. Finally, I was fed up and I answered. Big mistake.

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At the post office, they would be detected as fakes and the person who cashed them at the bank arrested. I heard the guy in this case was arrested. He tried to make contact with his ‘beloved’ but it was too late. The scammer scrapped his e-mail address, bought a Mercedes and took friends out for drinks to celebrate his success.