Candice Cooper Boley, Runaway Alabama Mom, Suspected of Fraud & Theft in Miami Beach

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Candice Cooper Boley: this southern belle stole more than a heart

David Vigil had never met a girl like Candice Cooper Boley in Miami Beach before: a tiny Alabama belle whose quick smile and Southern drawl were as out of place as a snowflake. When they started dating in February, Boley say, she wasn't interested in marriage or kids. But after a few months together, she bought the pair promise rings. "Everything was good and gravy," he recalls.

But on July 7, when Vigil returned home from his job as a Mid-Beach hotel security guard, all he found was a note: "I'm so sorry about everything that I've done," it mysteriously began. "I'm just a terrible person... I left so I couldn't do any more damage to your life."

It didn't take long to discover just how much damage Boley had left behind.

Vigil frantically dialed Boley's number, but there was no answer. He left desperate messages, to no avail. Then he Googled her name.

"My heart literally dropped out of my fucking ass," he says. Up popped a dozen news stories with titles like "Talladega mother declared missing." Instead of the single woman she had claimed to be, Boley had left three young children back in Alabama when she disappeared New Year's Eve.

Vigil was devastated. Everything he knew about Boley had been a lie.

But Boley had done more than steal his heart. Vigil claims the vixen withdrew $600 from his mother's bank account and forged his name on a check in an attempt to steal $3,000 more. Miami Beach Police confirm Boley is the subject of an open fraud case, and a surveillance photo shows her entering a nearby convenience store that morning to use his mother's ATM card.

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David Vigil and Candice Cooper Boley

"She was sending me texts like normal, but the whole day she was stealing my money," Vigil says while chain-smoking in his small North Beach apartment. He doesn't know why Boley left, but his neighbor across the hall has an idea.

Mike Moss says Boley scammed him out of $320.

"She came over here one day with a big tear in her eye, asking me to loan her money to pay the electricity bill," Moss says. When her check bounced, he told her she had until the weekend to pay him back. She disappeared on Sunday.

Vigil is heartbroken but angry. He wants Boley caught, if only to prevent her from suckering someone else and force her to return home to her kids. He even worries for Boley, who once told him that she is bipolar and has "borderline personality disorder."

"Who knows," he sighs. "That could have been just another lie."

And although the bank returned his money, Vigil says he will never forgive his bogus bride-to-be. Boley has scarred him forever.

"I'm going to be suspicious of anyone that comes close to me for the rest of my life," he says. "Google is all I have."

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25 comments
Peterrabbit
Peterrabbit

David-

Post an email or phone number and I'll contact you with her current location. This is not a hoax.

Patient_pleaser
Patient_pleaser

well im the father of 2 of those kids and yeah, it was a surprise when she left

Luke
Luke

Con artist whore

Amanda
Amanda

Google is all I have? Sad.

Blair Messmore
Blair Messmore

$320 That sucks but really dating is hard enough without always being worried that shes going to steal from you also.

Vigil
Vigil

& she told me that if we ant had no house, food, or had no $!! I will allways have her!! LOL

Tyler Durden
Tyler Durden

Why is this a story? $320 bucks?! Who gives a ....

Valerian
Valerian

dumb b**** go back home to your kids instead of scamming people.

Stanley_Ipkiss
Stanley_Ipkiss

How could he not see this coming? did he honestly think she was interested in him for his dashing good looks?

Kuei
Kuei

$320, huh? Wow, brutal.

Joe
Joe

"Google is all I have"

Well... that and a budding acting career.  Fucking drama queen!

TransiantPop
TransiantPop

Start with a googling ladies and gents...

Patient_pleaser
Patient_pleaser

haaa i love that. I hate it for the guy, but i love that he is quoted as saying "google is all i have". I actually have history with this woman, she is the mother to my 2 boys, which is 2 of the 3 kids she left behind.

You suck
You suck

Google the name and you find the story.

Patient_pleaser
Patient_pleaser

lol, i know what you mean lol. She is my long ago ex wife. I have 2 of those 3 kids with her that they mentioned. She was conning the last 2 guys she was with lol. So i hate it for this guy in miami, but honestly did he think it was for real

Breccia
Breccia

yeah, looks like she was diggin for gold in a turnip patch.

You suck
You suck

The real story.... She's a playa conartist..

Stanley_Ipkiss
Stanley_Ipkiss

So you were one of the lucky ones that didnt get scammed? other than her leaving you with the kids of course.

Stanley_Ipkiss
Stanley_Ipkiss

Is she a nutcase then or what? why would she leave her kids?

Patient_pleaser
Patient_pleaser

yeah i was with her for 5 years, then broke up with her. She skipped town to miami about 6 months after we split up. I have had the kids ever since.

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