Within a month, the woman, who claimed her name was Olga Marchenko, had told Colin that she loved him and wanted to move to Edinburgh to be with him.
If you take the right approach and use all the resources at your disposal, making friends from all over the world is easy.
Now Colin wants Action Fraud - the UK's national fraud and cyber-crime reporting centre - to bring charges against the woman.
He told The Mirror: "It all started a bit bizarrely really.
Maybe it's impractical to learn subjects like differential equations and organic chemistry once you're working and out of college, but Khan Academy offers a huge range of topics in the form of short videos. This game doesn't necessarily improve memory or ~train your brain~ but it does make you think a little more than simply stimulating your reflexes.
Not only do you have your standard math, science, and history lessons, the app also features videos about entrepreneurship, different eras of art, and a section of partnered content, which includes content from The Met, Pixar, NASA, and Le Bron (I know you're intrigued now). Doing the math exercises put me on edge and as I watched the timer count down, I became so breathless I nearly fainted at the end of it. Compared to Luminosity, Elevate starts by giving you a pre-test, which determines your skill level and then creates a program for you involving three exercises a day. There are millions of You Tube tutorials and playlists of tutorial sets.