Lightroom desktop: Seems to save photos but when I open folder, none are there

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Lightroom CC seems to save my photos but when I open the folder none of the photos are there. Any help would be appreciated.
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Would be good if you could send us more detail.
One situation that bring you to not have the photos anymore in the folder is that you have erased these photo without erasing the LR LR thumbnails. 
This case brings you to think you still have the photos in the folder.
To check this try to modify one of these pictures into, for instance, PS. If you get a message from LR this mean that you erased these photos. 

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If you are using Lightroom Desktop, it is cloud-based. That means the photos may or may not be stored on your local hard drive. 

To further diagnose:

What is your installed Lightroom version number: (Help>System Info...)?
What is your operating system version number?

Describe step-by-step how you are "Saving" the images"