Sorry for your loss. Please file an IC3 report with the FBI and their form can be found online. This is called a pig butchering scam and below are more details about the scam.I was scammed by HLG 800K USD
The scammer looking for a Real estate agent to buy a house , then I was refereed by office manage because she need agent speak Chinese .
later she introduce me invest in a bit coin mining via whatApp , and seems made profit , then I "invest "
once I want to withdraw, the platform asking upgrade to diamond member pay, income Tax 35 % , security deposited....
after I meet all "requirement" , they released the funds to a "wrong address". then ask another 170000 USD to recovery the founds !
The HLG customer service text me said same thing , the will shutting down on 03/15/2022 , then I will lost all the founds !