His scheme — which allegedly ran from September 2009 to March 2016 — “has caused, or has attempted to cause, at least approximately 0,000 in losses,” the Manhattan U. But with others, Taylor allegedly responded with insults — and even threatened to share private photos of them to their employers. 21 hearing with the option to ask for bail at a later date.Man accused of conning 15 women from dating sites out of 0,000 Taylor faces one count each of wire fraud, bank fraud, and aggravated identity theft, as well as two counts of threatening communications, the feds said. The lawyer listed for Taylor could not immediately be reached for comment Tuesday. FBI Special Agent-in-Charge Timothy Gallagher said the charges against Taylor “illustrate the FBI’s commitment to combating the growing threat of online dating scams and financial fraud.” “Our job is to protect victims and ensure those who commit these egregious crimes are held accountable,” Gallagher added.The data set includes some 1.1 million interactions between users.Memory is a way of holding onto the things you love, the things you are, the things you never want to lose. Now that we spend so much time online, our digital…Take care lovers, wherever you are, as Valentine’s Day is soon upon us.A man accused of posing as an oil tycoon to swindle at least 15 women he met on dating websites — and sometimes threatening to expose sexually explicit photos of them if they complained — was indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury.John Edward Taylor — also known as Jay Taylor — “stole, or attempted to steal, money, credit, and personal information" from women on matchmaking websites including “Match.com, e Harmony, Craigslist, and Seeking Arrangement,” the criminal complaint filed in Manhattan alleges.
Friends said Lyne met Charlton a few months earlier through an as-yet-unnamed online dating site.Charlton reportedly has a lengthy rap sheet, including misdemeanor assaults — but it’s unlikely his dating profile mentioned that detail.So, how do you protect yourself when you try online dating?But the apparent murder and dismemberment of Ingrid Lyne, a 40-year-old Seattle-area mother of three, has sent shockwaves throughout the cyber-romance world, with many begging the question: Is anyone safe?Lyne disappeared last Friday after leaving to meet a date, who police identified as John Robert Charlton, 37.