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Psychopath fooled professor into becoming her carer and faked online male love.

  • 22-12-2015 3:43pm
    Registered Users Posts: 669 ✭✭✭

    Another manipulative psychopath has destroyed the life of an unsuspecting victim.

    I came across a truly astounding story about a pretty teenage girl who fooled a married female professor into becoming her full time carer giving up her job, her husband and her family after she claimed she was destitute and dying of cancer going so far as to fake a kidney operation. Later Elisa Bianca convinced her victim Sally Retallack that "John" who she met online was in love with her but killed him off from cancer before they could physically meet. In fact "John" never existed and was merely Bianca in disguise.

    The deception calls to mind the infamous story of Robert Hendy-Freegood who destroyed the lives of several people who he convinced that he was a British intelligence agent. Several of the women he manipulated became his lovers and bore him children while both his female and male victims cut ties with their families, operating "undercover" supposedly spying on the IRA while working menial jobs and living in squalor. Hendy-Freegood conned them and their relatives out of their life savings supposedly to pay for spy school but in fact to fund his extravagant lifestyle.

    More recently Gayle Newland was convicted of impersonating a disfigured fictional man in order to have sex with a woman who did not suspect the conceit until she removed her blindfold during sex only to discover her "best friend" was in fact her supposed lover and was having sex with her using a prosthetic penis.

    The victims of these master manipulators sound like soft touches but really and truly this can happen to anyone. An otherwise sensible person can be made to believe the most outlandish nonsense and have their lives destroyed.


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