Look on the bright side: For twelve thousand dollars, you found out someone you trusted doesn't deserve your confidence. It could've been way worse, and you can always get more money through hard-work and being Vivid
By the way, something similar seems to have happened to an acquaintance of mine. I have no idea what happened, but she's been posting passive aggressive messages against some Judas all night on Facebook. She's wont to do this kind of thing, but she's on a roll tonight!
“All I have learned, I learned from basslines.”