To resolve these emergencies, John asked for financial help from the widow.
The widow finally insisted that John reveal himself on a webcam.
He/She has managed to get money from at least 3 people from the UK without giving back a penny.
Instead of finding a middle-aged Coloradan, the widow found a college-aged Ghanaian.
In spite of the unmasking of John's true identity, he continued to profess his love for the widow.
Before he was jailed, the mirage of dealing arts and crafts was used to augment his "wine and dining" of women in an attempt to trick them into smuggling drugs, including heroin, out of Cambodia.
One of the unidentified women Precious conned was luckily not prosecuted.
This person is still operating on sites based in the UK, and answering email telling lies about her situation.