Never fall for the ones that are asking for credit card to verify your age they will charge your credit card.
Start by considering the fact that scams are common enough to warrant this warning. If any of them sound familiar, you are likely the victim of an internet scam. This type of crime is not a priority for local police and it is difficult to prosecute these cases. The Bureau of Consular Affairs also has additional information on Internet Dating and Romance Scams.
Cases bearing these and other hallmarks have all proven to be scams intended to prey on sympathetic and compassionate U. The Embassy can offer a sympathetic ear, share information on protecting yourself against such scams, and help you determine if your situation is real or fraudulent, but cannot do much else. If you suspect you may be the victim of a scam, please read through our information on Resources for Victims of International Financial Scams.
Correspondents may cultivate the relationship for several months before asking for money, but if they are after your money, eventually they will ask for it. citizens not to send money to people they have never actually met.
Before you send any money to Ghana, please take the time to do your research and inform yourself. [Note: Even if the request comes from a family member or someone you have met, beware of “Grandparent Scams” and do not send money without first contacting the Office of Overseas Citizen Services.] In the event you do lose money, be warned that your chances of getting it back are almost nil. Citizenship and Immigration Services or the Bureau of Consular Affairs for authoritative information about the immigration process and the true costs involved.
Of course, you hope to find that your friend is every bit the person of moral character that they say they are, but the harsh reality is that a vast number of them are not.
Unfortunately, many of our targets have been found married, incarcerated, the opposite gender of what they reported, a registered sex offender or they simply do not exist at all.
tryin out online dating, many girls giv me a link to their personal website that asks for my credit card info to verify my age,is this a scam or is it legit?
Im asking because ive come across so many to the point where im wondering if its actually legit,they all say free n none say they charge,seems legit Mostly a Scam they do have some legit online dating sites like E harmony and a few others.
Any one of these things can happen legitimately, but since you just dont know, then you just need to find out. For the cost of a romantic dinner and a movie for two, you can check out the online object of your affection.
You owe it to yourself and your loved ones to know the person who may eventually become a member of your family.
Anything less can have a dramatic affect on our ability to get you the information you seek.