) and present it as if you would be a fool to not take this opportunity.
If you are going to be a couple, you have to have trust them, right?
You would be wise because once you have been conned, quite possibly the police will not help you since your close connection with the con artist may make it difficult to prove fraud.
They may tell you it is a civil matter and recommend that you get an attorney.
Not only is your money gone, your heart broken and your time wasted, but you know the con artist is somewhere having a good time spending your money and maybe even laughing at your stupidity.