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Not everyone using online dating sites is looking for love. Scammers create fake online profiles using photos of other people — even stolen pictures of real military personnel. They profess their love quickly.
And they tug at your heartstrings with made-up stories about how they need money — for emergencies, hospital bills, or travel. Why all of the tricks? The scammers transfer stolen money into the new , and then tell their victims to wire the money out of the country. Here are some warning s that an online love interest might be a fake. They ask you to:. Unfortunately, online dating scams are all too common. There may be tens of thousands of victims, and only a small fraction report it to the FTC. If this happens to you, please report it at ftc. I have seen this a couple of times.
I can tell by their english. One guy, when I asked what he did for a living, he said I sell metal canned food. No salesman in the US would ever say that. This man was supposable from California. Helen Christiana Terry is a name a scammer has stolen and is using it to extort money from men saying shes a nurse in Nigeria with UNICEF when I contacted UNICEF after she ed me and I noticed poor english for a nursing student they told me she was a fraud she or whom ever is still using the s to commit fraud. Please, I think my so called boyfriend is a Nigerian scammer.
Someone help me. My heart is to invested. I don't wanna leave him. I called him out n he. I need to know y they disappear on the week end please someone any one. Hello Melanie, I feel what ur going thru, I met someone in EH and his voice didn't match the pic but to find out neither was the pic.. At that time everything about him I was Leary.. I didn't send money and that changed the relationship. He is an African man who lived n LA but was doing "business" n Australia..
Even at time if connecting I tried to do research in him but hit a brick wall.. I'm so sorry for your pain. These online scammers have no sense of decency. If you notice only one pic or this person escalates his emotions quickly - even before meeting! Then chances are he's a scammer. True love comes from meeting the person face to face, learning about each other in broad daylight - not over the internet!! Don't let yourselves be tricked into thinking these con artists are sincere. Recently, I was scam by someone from a online dating for money. What do i do? I am lost and don't know how to get out of this situation.
If you gave the scammer your bank or credit card s, contact your bank or credit card company and ask how to protect your s. Please report this to the FTC at ftc. The details you give will go into a database that law enforcement uses for investigations. If you sent money by wire transfer service, you can report the scammer to the company. If you open a bank , you tell the bank your name and your social security . You will be responsible for the . If this is a scam, the man might transfer stolen money into the . He might ask you to send money to another . He might ask you to wire the money out of the country.
If you do these things, you are helping to commit a crime involving stolen money. You could tell him you will not open the . You can stop sending messages if you don't want to talk. Thank you so very much :Mam: Bridget Small that's i need it to know about i don't have any experience of any of this. I don't know which dating site u met this General on, but be aware that I have been sent friend requests on Tango with this same name.
They continuously keep changing his picture. I have never accepted his friend request. Unfortunately I recently fell victim to a romance scam online. These guys say the most beautiful things n tell u they love adore n want to spend the rest of their lives with you. Please don't buy it. They are scammers that do not care about u whatsoever. They will ask u for money. Most of them pose as widowed engineers with . They claim to be successful.
What a joke. The name of the person who scammed for a little bit of money is name Patrick Nguyen. Not his real name. They will try to transfer money into this acct, with ur name on it, via check. Rubber checks that is. Thank God my bank caught the check which had been altered.
I called him out on it. Sure he scammed me for money but in the interim I learned a very valuable lesson. He will get u into serious bank fraud problems. Jenifer , what site are you on? I also meet a guy online and he asked me to send the money, I did send and now he is disappeared. His name is Philip Nguyen. Im pretty sure this romance scam is happening too me his name is richard lance says hes a sgt stationed in africa hes got 2 kids wife died 2 years ago etc hes nevet asked for money but asked me to send a gift card to his sone i told him no hes basically made me fall in love anywsys he offered to give me money to help with my kids since my health is so bad i ignorantly gave him my info he tried depositing a check into it but the check is in someone elses name my bank held it saying itd been altered but then said it will be available on the 21st im not exactly sure what to do or if i should say its fraud.
If you tell someone your bank they can take money out of your . A scammer might trick you into helping him transfer stolen money. He could ask you to accept a check in your , and transfer money. If you get involved in a scheme, you could lose money or personal information and get in legal trouble. I have just ran into a love bomber. He was on my Facebook. Last name Mguire. I went for it at first. But if you check closely, they do not use correct English.
Do not feel bad about this. It is not your fault! But you may want to put a freeze on your credit unions. Many lonely people get scammed in a "Romance Scam". I did, but I hope they get nothing from me. My sister is currently interacting with someone who very closely is saying and doing things that you stated in your post. He gave her money to pay bills and a gift for her grandkids.
Does he have a South American accent? He says he was from Venezuela but grew up in Austria. First name Austin. Thank you. I've got an Ebubu Charles. Military Doctor, moved from Sydney to the US in february. Very fake profile on facebook who have done nothing about his fake profile Has anyone been contacted by the name George Richmond?
My scanmmer told me his name was Robert Foster and that he was a construction engineer with a daughter who was home schooled. He lived in California. I live in Florida. These guys are far reaching. I was leery at the beginning because he was talking romance at the very beginning. I thought who does that. He wanted to marry me and had not even met me.
I turned him down. I had already covered myself by saying I lived strictly on my social security. Guess he though he'd get what I had. When I turned him down, I didn't expect him to come back but a few days later, he was back romancing again but in 2 weeks he was asking for the money again. None of these sites really tell you what to do when you discover this. Do you go to the police or someone else?
Not sure how to report him. I did a reverse phone search and this guy has 10 addresses in California. He could have 10 people or more doing this kind of thing at each address. There should be something they can do to investigate.
Hello i am talking to a person, he said his name is terry Howell he has a son name leo that goes to school on Turkey. He also ask me to get him in iTunes cards 3 Hi ,do you have a picture of him ,is his son in trinity Catholic school. Coz I think we got the same person.
I think the same guy got to me. I got red flags right away when he asked for ITunes cards and called the police. They referred me to an FBI site that had a form. My guy's name was Cedric Chapman. He was "orthopedic surgeon" working for United Nations in Syria and was a widower with a daughter in a Florida boarding school. It appears this is some sort of racket and may be hard for the law to catch with him. Cedric looked to be about with a gray goatee type beard. They sometimes steal other's identity, though.
I have been talking to a guy who also said the sweetest of things. Even got me to send some him some naughty pictures that he is now blackmailing on saying he will post them on Facebook and send to all my family and friends through the messager also said he tried hacking my work to send pictures to all my work contacts. I'm not sure what to do or where to go about this.Looking for someone legit
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