Don't let yourselves be tricked into thinking these con artists are sincere. They ask you to: I too have been talking to a man on face book messenger. This man is Col john Nicholson is asking for money for his daughter in Ghana. I'm sure this is a scam, his supposedly 15 yr daughter emailed me for money sent Beto her. Why would a highly decorated officer risk losing his retirement? He told me about his son"s birthday and I have to sent his son 2 i phones in Uk and i have to pay even Uk taxes to pay for his sons i phone . He told me his son who is in UK boarding school lost his phone and inhaler and need to get a new one. Talked to a guy from Facebook stating that he a general in the armed forces. Her dad can't get to funds because he is in Syria.

Victims think they’re just helping out their soulmate, never realizing they’re aiding and abetting a crime. She's not sure if the man she is talking to is real... Her story is almost same as yours, she has sent him a lot of money already, mostly for his daughter who is going to boarding school in Africa (or something like that) she also sent her money for a birthday party. I never accept unknown requests but hit the wrong button by mistake.

Here are some warning signs that an online love interest might be a fake. he says he has no family just the family of deceased wife who is supposedly caring for girl while he is working overseas for an oil company as an engineer. I bet he told you his wife is alcoholic and has multiple affairs. My first question was why anyone would send a stranger a request. I then proceeded to respond to his request to get to know each other while I caught him in lies. Single father of a 12 yo boy whose mother died in a crash 4 years ago.

And if the person’s online profile disappears a few days after they meet you, that’s another tip-off. He said it must of been an error and he would clear it up. His English was very good when texting and no accent when talking on phone. But I wanted to know if they sent you pictures of the girls party like they did my mom? I had fun and even led him by saying "gosh, I feel SO bad for your motherless child and wish I could do ANYTHING for you but I need to go for now." When he said he'd msg me another time, I said "no, you wont.t I I knew you were not Gen John and just messing around for my amusement. just two days ago he tomb me her had received an email from Stanley's teacher telling him he was very sick and needed medical attention and he couldn't leave the ship of course so he needed to borrow money and not to worry he would pay me back as soon as he got off that ship I think he said he had 5 wks left.

Here’s the real deal: Don’t send money to someone you met online — for any reason. I trusted him and awaited for him to get the bank straightened out. They sure do make everything seem believable and I just want to protect my mom. Good luck with whatever your God does to you." Now just looking for how to report him! Ha I asked for the name of the school -no response then he told me he would send me his phone # that never happened,we were chatting on messenger so if he was in Dubai his time would be different then mine of course he didn't know maybe it's in the settings same BS I asked huge much it is that he needed the amount was $1625.00 I simply said I'm sorry I don't work I can't help you out wish I could by the way the name was Ken Ovoke sharp looking man if indeed it was him.

If you sent money by wire transfer service, you can report the scammer to the company. he ask me to open an account to transfer money bank to bank a very large amount of i refuse to do it he still talking to and ask to marry him and sending sweet image of heart all the time it sense like a real one i meet him in accidentally i did not look for him at all the small message give me email that i have been looking in fake email's and i cant till if they are fake because it is very privet and think it's real but i don't think it profile is Government Army please respond the answer mam Bridget Small i need the answer Please.. If you do these things, you are helping to commit a crime involving stolen money. You can stop sending messages if you don't want to talk. Unfortunately I recently fell victim to a romance scam online. The name of the person who scammed for a little bit of money is name Patrick Nguyen. They will ask u to open bank accts n give them the username password n Q&As. By the way this one goes by the name ' ANTHONY BRANDON" Sounds familiar but not exact. Dylan Carson claimed he is originally from Austin, Texas but lived in Sydney Australia for the past 15 year with his daughter Ruby after the passing of his beloved Sue who died in a car crash while 3 month pregnant. 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.

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. 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.He said he had both lived in mountain view, ca and Jacksonville, Florida . You will get tips about what to do, like how to put a freeze on your credit, and how to check your credit report. Unfortunately, when you communicate with someone online, you can't know who he (or she) really is.He even shown his family pictures, his son with him, I'm sure he used other people's. You can report a scam to Money Gram (1-800-926-9400) or Western Union (800-448-1492) Tell the wire transfer companies what names these people are using, and the locations where they pickup money. I met a man and claimed to be a US Navy Captain base in Yemen. You might get texts or see pictures, but you can't know who is sending them.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.. I just want them to burn in hell for all they have done to us and leave us alone.The details you give will go into a database that law enforcement uses for investigations. BEN HODGES i am talking to him every day and share a sweet words always and he is very sweet man i know a General can be. Even though I told him my profession, he still was not getting it. According to the text I got last night Fred said we have till Friday to sent the 0 to the lawyer or we both die.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. We have so much information on these men that the ic3, ftc, FBI could use to catch them. I can no longer get a bank account, a credit card or any type of credit. I lost all my monies and jewelries sending my scammer all in US Dollars. Thank you to the LORD I am getting back to life again. God bless you It's the same kind of situation i am in. 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. Don't let him fool you again and don't send money anymiore. Almost a year ago Richard Walker contacted me, he said he was an FBI agent and recovered the money I was scammed out of a couple years prior. He wants me to send 0 to the attorney on Oct 1, 2016. All the cops we contacted, the FBI all say its a scam. PLEASE HELP, We don't know what to do, we don't want to die. This guy was on facebook with same name and I called him out. I have been telling him that I will send the money.then I told him I didn't believe him and he got very annoyed with me when I told him this... This is after he told me the Army and Nigerian government was providing bad food for them and he was staving because he couldn't get to his money there.