Which deals come through every year, and which are just one-time specials?
It’s been repeated every year since, with special activities and discounts at attractions such as The Coterie, Hallmark Visitors Center, Kaleidoscope, LEGOLAND Discovery Center, National World War I Museum, SEA LIFE Kansas City Aquarium, Union Station and more.
WHAT: The show lineup for Starlight Indoors, a live theatre series launched last January by Starlight Theatre, has been announced for the series’ second season.
And many of the scammers aren't even in the United States.
The victims reported collective losses of .4 million, which is likely only a fraction of the actual losses since many victims are too embarrassed to file a report, the FBI said.
About 70% of the victims were female; more than half were women 40 years or older.
"In the process of going back and forth, a scammer is going to try to figure out what makes a person tick, what their vulnerable spots are," said Jenny Shearer, an FBI spokeswoman.
"Because a victim has legitimate feelings, they might be inclined to offer financial support for this person." For Best, it all started when she signed up for a free online dating site called mingle2.