By Michael Cowan & Livvy HaydockBBC File on 4
"It really is among the easiest means to have cash in all honesty. If you have a woman and she works and she actually is her to send over money into you, why not ask? Lawyers would be the most readily useful clearly."
Jamie - maybe not their name that is real in the early 20s .
The past years that are few made cash by scamming women, usually those a great deal older than him, who had been interested in love.
He did this whilst in jail for the not related criminal activity, having a illegal cellular phone he previously concealed.
He had been recently spoke and released to your BBC's File on 4 programme.
He claims he can perhaps not again commit the fraud, and really wants to make amends by exposing a number of his techniques to act as a caution to other people.
'It ended up being work'
" It had been a resort that is last of thing, i simply saw exactly how effortless it absolutely was," Jamie says.
"the absolute most I ever got from a lady ended up being ВЈ10,000. Every she was sending me ВЈ100, ВЈ200 week.
"I've forgotten her name now, I do not notice it as being a relationship, we [saw] it as work."
He states their reports had been obstructed after the victims reported them, but he had been never punished when it comes to frauds.
He claims individuals using dating apps should look out for guys calling them who're a great deal younger or "better looking", whom start asking for the money, particularly when they usually have never ever met face-to-face.
Jamie claims he picked their targets by to locate those he thought probably be lonely and attention that is lacking other people in the apps. Their theory ended up being that they could be more happy to "do such a thing" in order to avoid danger losing the bond.
In which he claims he'd utilize their genuine photographs, confident that their appearance would help attract victims in.