I Have Been Conned

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    My Daughter Conned Me and Ruined My Life

      I was widowed and my husband worked hard to make sure i was left with some money. not a fortune but enough to survive if i was careful. family looked up to me often borrowing, asking me to cosign, etc. i always came through as i was happy that i could help. as my mother...
    Winnie910 Winnie910
    51-55, F
    6 Responses Aug 30, 2009

    Don't Get Conned By Builders!

    I’ve been through problems with rogue traders in the past and really wanted to comment on this thread to offer some help from my own experiences. After having the builders in for a new conservatory, I was less than impressed with the outcome. It bore no resemblance to the...
    jamesfranklin jamesfranklin
    26-30
    2 Responses Jul 8, 2010

    Just Yesterday

    I was at work. I'm a Sonic crew leader. I normally wouldn't be outside much but labor was high and some people were leaving. I went outside to give a man his food. He looked pretty old. He conned me. Out of $8. Me and a lot of the rest of the town and the town next to ours. He...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 31, 2012

    Lying Shyster

    I was conned by a man from e.p. who told me back in 2011 that me was a private detective, and told me my husband had had an affair with a woman at his place of work. He also told me things in detail about myself and my husband that he could not have found on the internet, which...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 21, 2013

    That 'Found' Wallet Was More Trouble Expense And Humiliation Than It Was Worth!

    I'm standing in Soho, outside a pub, having just watched the england-italy football match, and had a few beers, having a cigarette. Just run into a girl whos pretty fit, in jeans and an owen hargreaves england shirty, with brown hair and sunglasses. Then, I'm tapped on the back...
    englandworldcupwinners2014 englandworldcupwinners2014
    16-17
    1 Response May 15, 2013

    My Life Has Become A Bad Movie

    I discovered this past week that my ex has been seeing someone else the whole time we've been together. The worst part is, I have given him nearly 40,000 and she has also gvien him tens of thousands of dollars. It seems we were dating a con man. I am devestated and crushed. We...
    mickey5845 mickey5845
    36-40, F
    1 Response Nov 6, 2010

    Just Yesterday

    I was at work. I'm a Sonic crew leader. I normally wouldn't be outside much but labor was high and some people were leaving. I went outside to give a man his food. He looked pretty old. He conned me. Out of $8. Me and a lot of the rest of the town and the town next to ours. He...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jul 31, 2012

    My Friend'S Story Of Being Conned In England

    "my friend scott and I were on holiday in england three weeks ago, and were in the covent garden when we saw an english guy in a bright red england David Beckham World Cup 2002 football top. we were drawn to him as he was so chatty and nice and funny . he was standing in front of...
    englandworldcupwinners2014 englandworldcupwinners2014
    16-17
    May 15, 2013

    Conned Abroad

    In October of last year me and my boyfriend went on holiday to the Dominican, whilst we were there we were approached by many salesmen trying to sell us time shares.We ignored them for a while and then got roped into sitting in on one of there informative discussions about the...
    aml1984 aml1984
    22-25
    Aug 5, 2011
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