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Police said two were arrested in Burgundy Estate and the others at their apartment in Summer Greens.
The arrests resulted from an ongoing investigation into an online dating scam in which unsuspecting female victims were targeted and robbed.
All women who had been victims of online dating scams were urged to come forward so that their matters could also be investigated.
And many of the scammers aren't even in the United States.
They ask you to: Did you know you can do an image search of your love interest’s photo in your favorite search engine?
If you do an image search and the person’s photo appears under several different names, you’re probably dealing with a scammer.
"I left my heart out there, and this guy took advantage of it," the 51-year old Best said.
In 2011, the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center received 5,600 complaints from victims of so-called "romance scammers" -- criminals who scan online dating sites, chat rooms and social networking sites for potential victims. Later, when she puzzled over their relationship, she'd remember this. That had been a fateful move; it made everything easier for him. After the funeral, a grief counselor told her to make no sudden changes in her life for at least a year, and she followed that advice.