They call it a 'goodwill gesture' and initially offered him 2,500 back of his own money!!
It would be interesting to see these scammers settlement agreement terms.
@Tobymac10 can you repost blocking out any of your own personal details?
What are the scammers going to do take you to court for sharing it!!! Would be a good opportunity for you to provide lots of scam evidence to the court if they ever did!