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He hid behind many aliases @Ruidoquedito and @tom-tit-tot were but a couple. Penny didn’t know his real name. He lurked online, anywhere his anonymity was retained. Preyed on those that were low, those needing a trade. He chose his victims with care.

Always petite Blondes.

Mostly widows, desperate for company.

He looked such a nice chap. (Stock image. Well worth the investment.) Had a flattering line in patter. After time with his tale spun. He’d arrange a meet. Cash transfer first though. Then completely disappear.

Penny was lucky.

The first time she heard his name was in court.

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    Drew Martyn over 5 years ago

    I really enjoyed this - loved the "those that were low, those needing a trade" and especially the impact of the last line. Most excellent :)

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    Neville Hunt over 5 years ago

    This is really terrific, Lisa, and very sad because it really happens.

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    Lisa Williams over 5 years ago

    Thanks both! And yes Nev the world is quite a horrid one sometimes XX

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