I’ve been faithful to my husband for 17 years, but I had the urge to feel this rush of adrenaline again, to seduce again…But I needed to be very discreet, because my family life makes me happy and I didn’t want to change anything to it.His name was Duke Gregor.“How beautiful is your picture Audrey,” the message read.
Elrod’s love affair began with the sort of dodgy Facebook message that most people delete on sight.
Over the course of one December week, for example, almost ,000 arrived from Norway; on January 2, someone in France sent ,977.
Elrod never let this money linger: She always showed up at the bank a few hours after a transfer cleared, to withdraw as much as ,500 in cash.
She’d been out of work for a year, ever since quitting her longtime clerical job at the county public health department in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The 45-year-old divorcée and junior-college dropout now lived in Bluefield, West Virginia, a fading town near the Appalachian coalfields where she’d been raised.