Telling the extraordinary stories of online scam victims, Channel 4’s My Online Nightmare, follows the tales of individuals who have been conned into handing over thousands of pounds.
Single mum Annie Ruddock met Matthew Samuels through an online dating site, he then went on to con Annie out of most of her £80,000 inheritance and got another £180,000 from another four other women and a man.
Joe and Keith Barnett were the victims of a cruel con by fraudster Louise Pollard, who used their hopes of having a child to scam them into handing over thousands of pounds.
And university professor Judith fell in love with totally fictitious John, who fooled her into handing over £140,000. She became the victim of a very clever online fraud which left her emotionally devistated and her finacial future uncertain.
My Online Nightmare, Wednesday, 10pm – Channel 4
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