The ordeal has seen her go from having a mortgage-free home to being "utterly and totally in debt" and facing the prospect of losing her house.
Her children are "devastated" and "angry" but police told her no crime had been committed "because I willingly gave the money".
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Western Union customers were given pamphlets full of warnings before transferring money - something the woman said she did not read because "I never thought it could happen to me".
The woman, who has grown-up children, said the man was convincing because he knew geology jargon, was romantic and relentlessly reassuring.
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