Miami Beach Doctor Duped Out of $15K by Man Posing as a Maxim Model
Aren't there enough aspiring swimsuit models in Miami Beach looking for a sugar daddy? So how did one Miami Beach doctor get duped into thinking he was having an online fling with a former Maxim model, only to find out he was actually trading pictures and having phone conversations with a man named Justin Brown, an Internet-savvy 24-year-old with a particularly effeminate voice?
According to the LA Times, Brown posted images of model Bree Condon on sites such as SeekingMillionaires.com, looking for potential grift victims. He'd then string the lovelorn moneybags along by sending Photoshopped nude photos and, because he was able to pass his voice off as a female's, having phone conversations, all the while collecting gifts and money from the men.
Condon, an actress and model who has posed for Maxim's swimsuit issue and Guess? as well as landing some TV and movie roles, eventually caught on to the rouse and hired a Fort Myers-based private investigator.
Eventually, the PI and police found Brown in an Austin, Texas hotel with an iPhone and a small dog (gifts from Internet conquests) and eventually nailed him on charges of stealing $15,000 from the unnamed Miami Beach doctor.
[LA Times: Man masquerading as fashion model bilks wealthy men via Gawker]
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