The woman, who has only been identified as a "highly paid, white-collar professional," found out the hard way when her "match" claimed he was in the middle of a million deal to sell dried cocoa beans to Kraft Heinz. Jason Osei Bonsu and Adams Amen recently appeared in a Buffalo courtroom to face federal fraud charges and likely deportation; they're also accused of cheating a man in South Dakota out of ,500. Gross, a supervisory special agent for the FBI in Buffalo, told the newspaper that similar romance scams occur across the U. Scammers build trust and rapport with intimate communication, figuring out "what buttons to push" to take advantage.He asked her to help fund the shipping and insurance, promising to pay her back when they would meet in person and began a relationship. The FBI tells the Buffalo News that the photo she received of "Marvin" turned out to be a realtor in Texas whose name is not Marvin Roecker. Two men, both citizens of Ghana, were arrested in the U. There were more than 14,000 victims of similar romance scams totaling 9 million last year, according to the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center.We are advertising to get more and younger members. In this couples oriented world, Central New York Singles has "single friendly" events.Events at member's homes and camps are not listed on the internet.In order to ensure equal numbers of men and women at our events, everyone must register in advance.If you need to cancel you may be eligible for a refund or event rain check, based on our cancellation policy, provided you contact us before the event day.
But it's not just a matter of being single and ready to mingle -- 78 percent of women said it was "very important" to find a man with a steady job and 46 percent of men said the same for their potential spouse.
In Upstate New York, there are much more single men than women, especially in Ithaca, where there's 140 available men for every 100 women.
Utica and Albany both tied for second-best for single women, with 120 unattached men for every 100 bachelorettes.
There use to be a group "CNY Singles" from Utica NY.
And this group had to be called "Central New York Singles".