But deeper than that, what you’re hoping is for me to confirm that I see things the way you want them to be – “he loves me, he loves me not, he loves me, etc.” You ever play those games? It’s a sense that you don’t really believe that it could be true, but you really want it to be.

In July, "John" told her that he was traveling to the United Kingdom to buy antiques for his store.

Then one day he called saying he went to Nigeria to buy more, but he was stuck -- he asked her for $5,000 cash to get his purchases back to the States.

but assuming that they like you in the way that you want them to…

well, that usually leads to them actually liking you!

OK, so what are some signs you can tell if he likes you? Here’s a checklist off the top of my head: That’s a pretty good list of things that can let you know if he’s into you.

Some guys play it cool and don’t overtly show a lot of signs, so if you don’t notice these things it doesn’t necessarily mean he doesn’t like you.

The reality is that playing emotional detective usually only succeeds at doing one thing: Making the girl go absolutely crazy.

My suggestion is rather than trying to “solve the mystery”, assume that things are the way you want them to be. Worrying what the other person thinks usually just creeps them out…

The FBI said there is no indication that the information was ever removed.

Don't get caught in a scam Some advice from experts at the Better Business Bureau and Internet Crime Complaint Center: Be on guard.

"In the process of going back and forth, a scammer is going to try to figure out what makes a person tick, what their vulnerable spots are," said Jenny Shearer, an FBI spokeswoman.