Here’s the real deal: Don’t send money to someone you met online — for any reason.
If your online sweetheart asks for money, you can expect it’s a scam.
And i was shocked to discover that its probably a scam. Needed i Tunes cards for daughter’s birthday b/c his bank funds were secured. He was on a oil rig in Gulf of Mexico his drill bit broke and needed money to fix it and then he asked for a i Tune card unfortunately for him he didn’t get any money from me. I'm going to play him back, just figuring out how.
He contacted me though Facebook at the beginning and from there we started talking he came into my life at the right time. my marriage is in shambles so it was perfect timing. is love to talk to you guys about this Hi does anyone know about eric fallon.
But I've caught him 2 different times telling me discrepancies - his birthdate & his daughter's age.
Plus, we've talked on the phone a few times, and he sounds more like a 20-something man than one in his 50's.
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.
Please tell her that the FTC, the FBI and the Attorney General in her state want to protect her from criminals Sending money to criminals helps them continue the scams. Even talked about moving closer to me and can afford to buy a house for 0,000.My husband asked me for a divorce Last year so I thought why not talk to this guy he was nice looking my husband moved on why shouldn’nt I and yes I fall heads of heels for him I was heartbroken and still am. There’s s lot of people out there trying to take advantage of other people especially women! last night rd him I can t find him anywhere and if he wants the money give me his social security number and my cousin in fbi will verify and when they happens I 'll send the money. An engineer in uk, widow, has 14 yold daughter, ask me he need vacation so he can visit me here, i was falling in love with him alread will still talking.I’m so sorry the outcome wasn’t what I wanted Debbie and Nancy, I have been talki g to Jack who lives in Alabama. Jack says he works on a rig and is on Alaska right now. I heard also about itunecards, school exam, bday, and coat of vacation. I got the "do you mind if we share photos through email?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.And just mess with him...see if he starts up again with the conversation. How do I post his picture on here so you can get a look at him ????My mom is getting scammed I know it, I feel it, but she insists on talking with this scum dog: My story is about the same, Oil Rig worker, young son 14 yrs old in UK -- has a briefcase stuck in customs needs 5,000 to release and his life savings is in the case over 2mil 00 Right! You can use the FTC article about online dating scams to help your mother. Ok Cupid is free to join, free to search, and free to message. 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.Common qualities that should put up red flags: -A son or daughter in boarding school. Key words that bother me: itunes cards to buy software, engineer, oil, young daughter, wife that passed away, bank funds tied up.-Their occupation makes it easy for them not to always be available (overseas, oil rig, secret agent, etc). Often times, an illness, someone else dying, their kid is sick, etc. He's in Dubai now on a job and needs money cause the bank froze funds lol...wants a credit card transfer. Daughter is living with Grandma in London but moving here this summer. Even after he wanted my credit card and I said no, we still talked for a few more weeks.