Christine’s painful story – a personal dating nightmare
Christine Spencer is an attractive and intelligent woman aged 57, she works in a professional job as a Learning and Development professional and after being divorced for some years she knew the dating arena well and felt she was a pretty astute judge of character when it comes to men, in her own opinion she was extremely unlikely to get herself involved in scams and find her being relieved of her life savings.
The fact that she did, was probably down to the plausibility of conman Christian Barber, rather than Christine’s naivety or vulnerability and this time it was not an online dating scam either, as Christine, from Manchester, met her predator as she stayed in a Derby based hotel overnight on business but the salutary lessons about caution and keeping yourself safe do still apply just as much. It also illustrates the value and power of meeting partners, who have been checked out and verified as genuine, before you meet them, which is always our aim at When the Music Stops. (more…)