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However, he never arrived, claiming he had been prevented from leaving Nigeria because of an unpaid tax bill.
I completely trusted him.'Mrs Fowkes only realised something was wrong when police turned up on her doorstep in November 2010.
But even if they had I would have dismissed it because I trusted him.'Robin Longmore, a financial intelligence development officer for West Mercia Police, said he was unable to reveal how police knew Mrs Fowkes was being conned.
But he added: 'These scams are becoming increasingly common and can be incredibly sophisticated.
To realize that I was the victim of what was apparently someone's sick joke and constant lies was, and is, painful and humiliating.'The person who met him at the door was Angela Wesselman, a middle-aged overweight mother who admitted to creating the profile for Megan - as well as orchestrating an entire network of friends and family members to make Megan seem more authentic.
Angela said she was lonely and enjoyed the personal connection that the scam provided her.