Romance Flames Out in Suit Alleging Scam by Ex-Lover

After Vicki Barkley met Christopher Schlitz last year on , a personal ad Internet site for single people, love bloomed.

But 15 months later, Barkley alleges in a lawsuit that Schlitz flimflammed her out of nearly $70,000.

He did that in part, according to the suit, by claiming he'd been arrested by the FBI for mob-related activities and needed to hire a lawyer to get out of jail.

Details here from the Daily Business Review via