The 22-year-old had met his new lady friend online, and she mentioned that making love on a mountain of cash was a longtime desire of hers. He didn’t have that kind of cash sitting around, but what he did have was a job at a restaurant where that kind of cash did sit around. He borrowed the money from work–you know, temporarily. Two men just so happened to know that someone carrying a large amount of cash would be walking by, and robbed him at knifepoint outside of the apartment building where they were to meet.
Not only did the girl not exist, but he also lost his job because of the cash he borrowed.
Sex Atop Huge Pile of Money Plan Goes Awry [SF Weekly]