The majority of accounts on dating websites are genuine people looking for romance, but fraudsters may try to contact you by making fake profiles, getting in touch and building what feels like a loving relationship.
Once a fraudster using a fake dating profile is confident that they’ve won your trust, they will tell you about a problem they’re experiencing and ask you to help out by sending money.
If you open a bank account, you tell the bank your name and your social security number. If this is a scam, the man might transfer stolen money into the account. I don't know which dating site u met this General on, but be aware that I have been sent 2-3 friend requests on Tango with this same name. These guys say the most beautiful things n tell u they love adore n want to spend the rest of their lives with you. They are scammers that do not care about u whatsoever. Most of them pose as widowed engineers with a child. They will try to transfer money into this acct, with ur name on it, via check. Thank God my bank caught the check which had been altered. Sure he scammed me for money but in the interim I learned a very valuable lesson. He claimed he moved to Kitchner, Ontario, Canada while his daughter moved to Texas with his parents to attend university. We have the same situation and I understand how you feel. He claimed to be stranded at our airport for 4 months now. I keep trying to call it quits but he won't let me. Last month I got a credit card in the mail with a $10,000 credit limit on it so they know our address. They wanted me to buy 10 $600 cell phones Apple s6. That cop wouldn't hardly give us a chance to say anything. The cops have been here two nights this week to talk to us.
Says he is a technical engineer with Estisilat in Dubai and travels constantly for work. I was just recently scammed by a fake US Army soldier Name Frank Edward base in Syria. I have to keep paying for him to stay there each month. He claims to still be at the airport with my money. Before when we would refuse to send them money they acted psycho but as soon as I gave in and agreed to send them the money, they were nice again. Every time they picked up the money gram they demanded more.
If you gave the scammer your bank or credit card account numbers, contact your bank or credit card company and ask how to protect your accounts. Stated wife died when stationed in SA and that his daughter is there in boarding school. Asked if i could send money to nanny sister as she was going there. Wow Says he was an orphan in the UK because his parents died, said he was raised by a priest. He says he is in Iraq, and he has no way to his money. I don't have a crystal ball so I can't find out where they really are or what is real and what isn't.
Please report this to the FTC at ftc.gov/complaint. So stupidly sent money to new york for his daughter birthday. Son is In Africa and his Credit Card Is not working.. Not using the card and getting stuck with the bills? I'm afraid that they really are here and they will get us for not sending my money to them.
She said she was a student working on a project with WHO and got stranded in Nigeria. Then called from the "Bush" requesting money, his credit card wouldn't work! He had a building collapse and suddenly have to go to Nigeria. Sheila - This german guy sounds alot like my scammer. My scammer's wife had leukemia and daughter's birthday was June 14. He is widowed with a daughter who is in boarding school. Africa Richard says he is in love with me and won't leave here to go back to NY. You can choose to stop communicating with the people who are threatening you. HELP We're a group of volunteers and starting a new scheme in our community.
She needed money to get out and continued to say things like the money she had was stolen or the money was scammed from her. I too was corresponding with a UN MD working in Syria, fled to Turkey. Immediately took off the app on my tablet and deleted him from Facebook. I feel alone and like no one in our government cares. Of course he claimed to love me and said all the right things. The name he used was Clark Gibson but I've seen him use the name Huffman Alfred Gibson. I had the same thing only i new from the jump i google picture search the firat day i let him work for me for 6 weeks lmao hahaha i had him in tears i had to school him buffalo dont play that will be the day i pay any man to come to me haha on what planet is a man ask a women for money okay in the end i really enjoyed the attention lonley house wife my hes im house lol now i had crying i even got his real identity pics and much more jackson Williams 1988 oh yes what a sexy accent and a picture to dye for well guess what he ia no oil rig bull cant get off the ship unless you pay his 30 thousand dollara to his barrister lol wow not sure i would pay that even if he was real lol I feel very foolish that I fell for this scam. Because I refused to send money to Dubai or Nigeria, he requested I send it to one of his agents. I found his 'agent' on Facebook and discovered that Clark Gibson was shown as her friend but as Huffman Albert Gibson. You can block them on your phone, email and social media. son was in accident needs surgery and help to get him home. Your website offered us with valuable information to work on. I was involved with this kind of man he won't stop asking large amount of money until all money is gone.
Scammers create fake online profiles using photos of other people — even stolen pictures of real military personnel. And they tug at your heartstrings with made-up stories about how they need money — for emergencies, hospital bills, or travel. Here’s how it works: The scammers set up dating profiles to meet potential victims.
After they form a “relationship,” they come up with reasons to ask their love interest to set up a new bank account.
Unfortunately, online dating scams are all too common. 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 emailed 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 emails to commit fraud Please, I think my so called boyfriend is a Nigerian scammer. 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.which came clean with but I still believed n him until he asked for my financial support.. I didn't send money and that changed the relationship. Scammers often make up stories about their work and families and ask for money for emergenices, or to care for their children. Ovoke Omg Is the same guy I'm talking to him he said the same except he is a Dr and work for the UN omg and his son in bording school is Kely and his birthday is soon and he is upset because daddy is not with him he ask me for pictures of me and my son I send him fake one I think we have the same guy!