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.
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I was surprised when a guy contacted me to be friends on Facebook He's a middle aged guy for goodness sake! I was really shocked because at the beginning I said to him "you're probably a scammer" which he vehemently denied Turns out I was right at the beginning and should have listened to my intuition.
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He has professed how I have changed his lonely existence. He did send flowers several weeks ago but I believe it is all part of the game. Hello, I am encountering the same issues, I met a gentleman, Timothy Martinez, says he is leaving on deployment soon, wanted me to open s, and send him money.
I called him scam on it, and he swears he is who he says he is, he sent me pics of him and his son, he said his wife passed a year ago from cancer.
And he needs money for when he goes over seas, cause they'll freeze his etc. I started to really like him.
I did open anbut never gave out the info or anything about it. This is so sad!!! Like vip dating Miami of you I too have been scammed by an individual while subscribed to Match.
I never really cared for on line dating but my friends insisted and here I am at a loss of thousands of dollars. While I'm at it I would like to make everyone out there aware that his low life calls himself Juan R. Cortez and his address is: juancortez.
His phone is and his IP address that shows to be out of Sunnyvale California. He is connected with free native Detroit Michigan chat criminals. How do I know? HIs IP address is connected to many other IP addresses which means all my messages were going out to many different criminals.
Story is Be more vigilant that I was. I would like to send copies on my mails in FB, 40 year old Chandler AZ date scene photos that I got, I don't trust someone that says I love you on the second mail and on the third wants to get married. He has not asked for money, it seems that he has it.
I think this is currently happening to me. So many comments above sound familiar. Can you all post pictures? This man has sent me a bunch of very clear pictures of the same man but I don't know. Today he asked for money so all these alarms went off.
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But before transferring the money, I've done the research on the recipient's name and that recipient's name was flagged as scammer by an online business site. When I asked him why it was as such, he told me he will check with the embassy.
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Again, I believe him and transfer him the money. Few days later, he said the agent advised that we should have a t so that in the future, it will be easy for me to bring my family and friends to come over to his country. Without knowing anything, foolishly I sent him the money for that purposes again. When I asked why he doesn't use his own money since he claimed he is rich, he said he spend his personal money for buying insurance and can't use his company money since they need to close the end of year.
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Foolishly believing in what he said, I apply for loan and once I get the loan, I immediately transferred the money to the same local bank .
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Again, I gave him the money.
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