"Millions of Americans visit online dating websites every year hoping to find a companion or even a soulmate," the FBI said just before Valentine's Day, adding that "the FBI wants to warn you that criminals use these sites, too, looking to turn the lonely and vulnerable into fast money through a variety of scams." Most victims walk away with lightened pockets and broken hearts.In rare instances, victims - like Hilarie - can lose their lives."He did a little amateur boxing, but he was one of the biggest Florida State fans. He estimated Hilarie had been on the site less than two months, because that's when Hilarie broke up with his last girlfriend.The brothers had talked about the site, because Jackson is also a member.
"If she hasn't done it before, then she has talked to people who have done it." It is unclear if Bustos has hired an attorney, and her family members could not be reached for comment.Jackson remembered his brother cracking jokes while wearing Florida State University colors, the school whose teams they cheered."When it came to sports, he was always the number one pick," Jackson said. We don't put our kids in them." Nobody was more important to Hilarie than his daughter, Lajaya, he said. "That was his world." Jackson said he didn't know how long his brother and Bustos had been talking on Plenty Of Fish."Romance is by definition quite irrational," Jack Levin, co-director of Northeastern University's Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict, told The Post."And the smartest person can be taken in during the early stages of the dating process.