A lady’s life turned upside-down when she despatched a bunch of cash to one of many stars from “Stranger Issues” … and even divorced her husband as a result of the “actor” informed her to.
McKayla, a single mother from Kentucky, claims she was catfished and scammed out of $10k by somebody who claimed to be Dacre Montgomery — identified for taking part in heartthrob-turned-villain, Billy Hargrove, within the Netflix sequence.
She shared her wild expertise on the YouTube channel, Catfished, saying the two met on a web-based discussion board and chatted for a yr earlier than he requested her to be his girlfriend — for reference, McKayla was nonetheless married, however claimed her relationship together with her husband was poisonous.
BTW, the true Dacre has been courting mannequin Liv Pollock since 2017, however that little bit of essential data did not appear to cease McKayla from considering this was legit. He informed her to decide on between her husband and him … and shockingly sufficient, she ditched her husband!
He additionally informed her he could not entry any of his financial institution accounts, saying they had been all managed by Liv … which led to her sending the $10k of present playing cards, crypto, and money by way of cost apps over time.
For these unaware, this kind of factor is also known as a “romance rip-off” — discovering somebody emotionally susceptible and gaining their belief, getting them to ship cash by way of unconventional methods like present playing cards, usually to cover a paper path.