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57-year-old Widow Takes Her Life After Being Scammed $1.5 Million by Fake Online Lover

57-year-old Laura Kowal, a widow, has reportedly took her life by drowning after being scammed out of $1.5 million.

Kowal, who hailed from Illinois, fell victim to a scam perpetrated by an individual she met on a dating app, whom she believed to be a Swedish businessman named Frank Borg.

Investigations into the matter revealed that the photo used by the scammer actually belonged to a Doctor from Chile, and the emails were traced back to Ghana.

Despite efforts by authorities, the true identity of the scammer, known to Kowal as Frank, remains unknown.

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Kowal’s body was discovered in the Mississippi River. In a heartbreaking suicide note addressed to her daughter, Kowal confessed to living a double life over the past year, driven by her involvement with Frank.

She expressed deep remorse for her actions, stating, “I’ve been living a double life this past year. It has left me broke and broken. Yes, it involves Frank, the man I met through online dating. I tried to stop this, many times, but I knew I would end up dead.”

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