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At 32, Sofi Teleky has long, strong legs that an Arabian mare would envy, plush brown hair, toned everything, and a lilting accent from her native Hungary. And, she said, it’s all your fault.“Sometimes I see a cute guy in the lineup at Starbucks,” Teleky, who lives in Delta, told the in a recent phone interview. The interviewed several singles who, like Teleky, have looked for love for a decade or longer with little success.
She also owns an e-commerce business that sends her to Europe for months at a time. “I’ll smile and look, and look away, and flirt, and he’ll never approach me. Also like Teleky, they are lust winners overseas but love losers here. Statistically speaking, Vancouver’s never-married, separated, divorced, and widowed folk represent 58 percent of the population, or 293,320 people, according to Statistics Canada.
She didn’t have the money but wanted to help the man she loved, so she took out a ,000 loan and wired the money to a bank account in Dubai.
Two weeks later, the Vancouver single mom learned the man with whom she had hoped to share her future did not exist and that she had fallen prey to a romance scam.“I was very naive,” said “Sarah,” whose real name The Province is not using to protect her family and career.