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Finally, the FBI advises not to send money through any wire transfer service to someone you met online.Victims were later sent a link to a website where those conversations were posted, along with photos, their phone numbers, and claims that they were “cheaters.” In order to have that information removed, victims were told they could make a payment—but there is no indication that the other side of the bargain was upheld.While the FBI and other federal partners work some of these cases—in particular those with a large number of victims or large dollar losses and/or those involving organized criminal groups—many are investigated by local and state authorities.They recount workplace horror stories and health problems they claim stem from pervasive and \"systematic bullying, intimidation and harassment\" within the force, according to the 44-page suit filed Friday in Federal Court.\u003C\u002Fspan\u003E\u003C\u002Fp\u003E \u003Cp\u003E\u003Cspan\u003EIn an exclusive interview, Staff Sgt. To bring you the best content on our sites and applications, Meredith partners with third party advertisers to serve digital ads, including personalized digital ads.