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A witness told investigators that Bustos had been involved in at least one similar robbery before, Ray told The Post.For her role in the deadly robbery of Adam Hilarie, Bustos was paid in cash, police said.
But on the Internet all you need really is to be very skillful at presenting yourself as something that you aren't.
"And the smartest person can be taken in during the early stages of the dating process.
Except now it's more sophisticated and easier for someone to lie and cheat and fabricate because they can pretty much change their identity to make it fit a new reality." Scammers, Levin said, "are experts at presentation of self.
Johnny Jackson told The Post that Hilarie, his brother, took Bustos to the same bowling alley the siblings used to go to as kids.
Jackson remembered his brother cracking jokes while wearing Florida State University colors, the school whose teams they cheered.
And it's so much easier for someone to do that online." It's unclear how many people across the United States have been caught up in so-called romance schemes, although the FBI and the FTC have both issued warnings against them.