"My diamonds came from his ex-lover's dead body."
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"I trusted someone and they lied to me. A few months into the relationship, my credit card balances had gone from $0 to $25,000. Yes, I had been showered with attention, diamonds, automobiles, vacations and roses, I just didn't know at the time that I would be paying for all of it, and that was only part of the problem."
"I found out that he had lied about his educational background, credentials, status, profession, real estate holdings, and other claims. Then I found out my diamonds came from his ex-lover's dead body. I went to the authorities, they said 'lying is not a crime'. I abandoned any hopes of financial restitution, filed fraud charges and hoped that the next person to come into their life would take the initiative to check their background and investigate their records."
"I understand that I had been in love with an idea and I had been betrayed. When my friends asked me to explain what happened, I said, It was like a puzzle, with all the pieces floating around the room, the pieces weren't quite together yet, but I knew as soon as they were, it would be a really ugly picture" and it was.