The Times has agreed to use only the first names of the women involved to protect their privacy.
Anna and “Jay Singh” went on an innocuous coffee date on March 5, 2019.
Despite Anna not posting a profile picture, he contacted her on the online dating site, Plenty of Fish (POF).
He said all the right things. She claims he told her he lived in Hamilton and was a lawyer, visited his elderly parents regularly and attended church every Sunday.
“He seemed like a good person and our connection seemed genuine,” Anna said.
Their relationship developed quickly and they both declared their love for one another, she said. He talked about marriage, selling his home and planning a life together. He had met her children twice and had plans for her to meet…