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The smitten husband left broke after his Indonesian wife gambled away £3.5MILLION: Language teacher, 36, says he was blinded by love as his MBA-qualified spouse, 38, squandered fortune

A SMITTEN husband claims his Indonesian wife gambled away £3.5 million - but he was too lovestruck to notice and has now been left penniless.
Christopher Forte, 36, repeatedly gave into Juliana Posman's demands for cash after she reportedly told him she needed to show she had assets of £5 million for a visa.

He claims his wife, 38, took £45,000 from him and a further £131,330 from his parents following her tearful pleas for money.
But Juliana was apparently squandering the cash away on spread betting - and had borrowed £2.5 million from two businessmen, Daily Mail claims.
Christopher now says he is penniless and living with a relative in Brighton after having to leave the marital home in plush Balham, South West London.
He said: "Gambling addiction is one of the worst because of the damage it does families. She didn’t marry me for my money, but maybe she saw I was a soft touch. She doesn’t deserve a visa."

The couple met in 2010 while both working for for an IT firm in Egham, Surrey.
Juliana, who has an MBA, told Christopher she made money gambling on German stock exchange index the DAX.
She claimed she would win £500 on spread betting websites, with occasional losses of around £200 - although she admitted losing £1.3million in a day.
Christopher soon proposed and the pair wed in a lavish £200,000 civil ceremony at the Grosvenor Hotel in London.
After their wedding and honeymoon in Bali, Christopher was working as an English as a foreign language teacher in Brighton, while Juliana was earning £90,000 a year commission from a credit and law firm.

But she soon allegedly started asking her husband for loans so she could get a visa.
Christopher said: "In retrospect it was absolute rubbish. I’m British, she was my wife, and we could have got her a legitimate visa for a couple of thousand. But I didn’t realise that – I was in love.
"She’d be crying as she asked me if I could raid my savings, sell my Premium Bonds, or ask my parents.
"If I asked any questions she’d get more upset, say I didn’t trust her, and walk out saying 'You don’t want me any more'."
But while Juliana was away in Indonesia, Christopher claims he received a letter from someone telling him his wife had borrowed £2.5 million and he would guarantee the loans.
Juliana's story unravelled and she admitted giving £750,000 to her brother, £250,000 to her parents and losing several million spread betting.

The couple divorced last August and she agreed to pay the £169,000 she still owed Christopher and his parents at a rate of £1,700 a month at a family court hearing in Brighton.
But she has failed to make the repayments and has been declared bankrupt - forcing Christopher to move in with a family member.

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