The woman wishes to remain anonymous, as the investigation into her case is ongoing. In February, she turned to an online dating website to find a companion. A connection was made immediately, and she confided in a man who called himself John Hagen.
He was depicted online as an attractive, successful engineer. The two began communicating by phone, including calls and text messages. Unfortunately, in just a matter of weeks, getting to know each other turned into desperation. He wanted money, and it was disguised as "love."
"It got pretty intense fairly quickly. 'I love you, I want to be with you for the rest of my life.' Lots of passion and lots of attention. Just really making me feel special," she says about her online romance.
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