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Media sociopaths

Gambling wife cons £3.5 million from her British husband and his family

Christopher Forte and his con artist wife, Juliana Posman.

Chris Forte of the United Kingdom fell in love with a woman he met at work, Juliana Posman, who was born in Indonesia. She told his family she needed to borrow £130,000 for immigration issues, and Forte’s parents gladly helped.

That was the beginning of the money drain. It turned out that Posman was a gambling addict and a con artist who lost £3.5 million.

My Indonesian bride, the £3.5m con artist: Forte hotel dynasty member reveals how he was left homeless and penniless after being bewitched into ‘lending’ his exotic wife his family’s ENTIRE savings, on DailyMail.co.uk.

Former Marine Raymond McLeod wanted for killing his girlfriend

Raymond McLeod, charged with murder, was last seen in Central America. (San Diego Police Dept.)

Krystal Mitchell, a mother of two from Arizona, went on vacation to San Diego with her new boyfriend in June 2016. She never returned.

Raymond McLeod, a 34-year veteran of the U.S. Marines, has been charged with her killing. McLeod took Mitchell’s car to the airport, then rented another car and drove to Mexico.

McLeod has since been seen in Mexico, Belize and Guatemala.

The victim’s mother, Josephine Wentzel, a former police detective from Washington state, said of McLeod, “He is charming, he is deceiving, he is a liar, and he is a viper.” She has asked for the public’s help in finding him.

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Day-care owner drugged and left kids so she could go tanning, do CrossFit

January Neatherlin (Deschutes County Sheriff’s Office)

January Neatherlin, 32, of Bend, Oregon, ran an illegal daycare. Then, she drugged infants and toddlers in her care so they would sleep while she left to go tanning and do CrossFit.

Neatherlin was sentenced to 21 years and four months in prison.

Neatherlin had told parents she was a nurse, which was a lie. She also had previous convictions for theft and identity theft, and had used the aliases January Livsey and January Brooks.

Day-care worker gets 21 years for drugging children to go tanning, on WashingtonPost.com.

Story suggested by a Lovefraud reader.

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Jealous student allegedly kills ex-girlfriend, arranges her corpse on his bed

Haley Anderson was found dead (Facebook)

Orlando Tercero, 22, and Haley Anderson, 22, were both nursing students at Binghamton University in New York. They hooked up a few times. Then Haley started seeing another man, and wanted to be “just friends” with Tercero.

Last week, Haley’s friends became worried when she didn’t answer her phone. They tracked her phone using the Find My iPhone app. They found her body, formally laid out in Orlando Tercero’s bed.

Tercero, in the meantime, fled the country for Nicaragua, where he has family.

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The Atlantic tells the story of serial con man Derek Alldred and his multiple romance scams

Derek Alldred as a fake Navy SEAL

For several years, Lovefraud posted articles about Derek Alldred, a con man who scammed women in Minnesota, Texas and other states. He posed as a war hero, physician, investment banker and more, scamming about a dozen women out of more than $1 million.

The creep is finally in jail. And The Atlantic has written a comprehensive story of his exploits — and how his victims banded together to stop him.

The perfect man who wasn’t, on TheAtlantic.com.

My comments on the article:

  • Not once did the author mention any personality disorder. She made the statement that “America loves a con man.”

Sexual exploitation perpetrated by humanitarian aid workers

Sociopaths exploit vulnerable people. That’s what they do. That’s how they live.

Oxfam, a confederation of 19 charitable organizations founded in Oxford, England, has been roiled by accusations of sexual abuse by its aid workers in Haiti. But now we see news stories indicating that sexual exploitation among organizations that provide humanitarian aid in disaster areas is widespread.

How low can they go?

Oxfam scandal highlights spectrum of abuse: local staff, recipients — aid workers, too, on CBC.ca.

Link provided by a Lovefraud reader.

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Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz — psychopath, psychotic or traumatized?

Nikolas Cruz was charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder in the Parkland, Florida school shooting.

Another school shooting. Last week, Nikolas Cruz, 19, shot up his former school, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida. He killed 17 people and wounded 14 more.

In the initial reporting about the incident, none of the students who knew Cruz were surprised. They feared him and mostly stayed away from him. The New York Times reported:

“A lot of people were saying that it would be him,” the student told WFOR-TV. “They would say he would be the one to shoot up the school. Everyone predicted it.”

Ex-wives accuse White House aide Rob Porter of abuse

White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter

Rob Porter, White House staff secretary,  abruptly resigned his post on February 6 after the Daily Mail exposed his history of abuse with two ex-wives.

Both women — Colbie Holderness, 37, and Jennifer Willoughby, 39 — spoke on the record to the Daily Mail. They described not only physical assault, but his rage, insults, manipulation and more.

The behavior described by the women will sound very familiar to Lovefraud readers.

Most recently, Porter has been involved with Hope Hicks, 29, White House Communications Director. Hopefully, she’ll dump him.

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Bruce McArthur of Toronto charged with killing five gay men; police search for more victims

Bruce McArthur (Facebook)

Toronto police had the apartment of Bruce McArthur under surveillance — he was suspected in the disappearance of several gay men. When they saw a male date arrive, they feared for the man’s safety and broke down the door. The man was found tied to a bed, shaken but unharmed.

At least five other men weren’t so lucky. McArthur, 66, a landscaper, has been charged with five counts of murder. Police found the dismembered skeletal remains of three men in large planters behind a home where McArthur stored landscaping equipment.

Kaitlyn Conley, 24, sentenced to 23 years for killing her boss

Kaitlyn Conley

Kaitlyn Conley, 24, was sentenced to 23 years in prison for fatally poisoning her boss.

The victim was Mary Yoder, 60, of Whitesboro, New York, a chiropractor. Yoder was also the mother of Conley’s ex-boyfriend.

During the sentencing, William Yoder, the victim’s husband, said Kaitlyn Conley “had a fight with my son … and then murdered his mother.”

Kaitlyn Conley sentenced to 23 years for the death of her ex-boyfriend’s mother, on NewYorkUpstate.com.

Story suggested by a Lovefraud reader, who was a relative of the victim.

 

 

 

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