And if the person’s online profile disappears a few days after they meet you, that’s another tip-off. HELP We're a group of volunteers and starting a new scheme in our community. Then he will leave you broke and emotionally distraught. Really sounds exactly like the situation I am in....is saying he is in the army his English is perfect! I think I am dealing with the exact same person as you would you be willing to Face Time or call me on the phone I was really wanting to get to the bottom of this ?
Here’s the real deal: Don’t send money to someone you met online — for any reason. crazyann, I met a fake US military named Frank Edward. son was in accident needs surgery and help to get him home. Your website offered us with valuable information to work on. But we have not spoken on the phone, he says he is widowed and his daughter has a guardian..........his daughter went to vacation in India and she got malaria...needs money to help her because he cannot get to this money..... OMG its amazing how emotionally invested we can get into these things. If yes email me and I will send you my phone number Thank you Jeanna Pls help me if iam a victim of scammer?
After they form a “relationship,” they come up with reasons to ask their love interest to set up a new bank account.
The scammers transfer stolen money into the new account, and then tell their victims to wire the money out of the country.
As I was entering the checkout line, two women came up behind me.
When I didn’t answer her about the names, she retorted “what, you don’t know their names?
” She asked my daughter her name, and when she didn’t reply, she said “that’s ok, she doesn’t have to tell me right now.” She continued to ask me about my children. Every alarm in my body was going off that something wasn’t right about this situation.
Not everyone using online dating sites is looking for love. As if all that isn’t bad enough, romance scammers are now involving their victims in online bank fraud.
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.