Nurse and Chef lose $774,631 in Escrow Scam
CARLSBAD, Calif. —
The American dream turned into a nightmare for a young San Diego couple after losing nearly $800,000 in an escrow scam. Kevin Noar, a chef, and Nicole, a UC San Diego nurse, were prepared to put down their life savings on their dream house in Carlsbad, only to fall victim to a sophisticated wire-transfer scam.
“It’s everything that we have,” Nicole said. “It is everything that we have and it’s just gone. It still doesn’t even feel real to me.”
“It is a nightmare, a total nightmare,” said Kevin.
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