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Love but be proud. There may be tens of thousands of victims, and only a small fraction report it to the FTC. If this happens to you, please report it at ftc. It started when I had liked and asked to his fan club on Facebook. It's life: crazy things happen.
Here are some warning s that an online love interest might be a fake. The journey to finding a soulmate is not really easy. Hi im talking to a guy same reason he said he lost his bank card. Very well spoken, grammar is very good and talks well but never talks on cam or send new photos. Therefore, whoever that has toyed with your hearts will surely meet their doom.
I brought up the fact that he was so famous and rich why did he need me to buy his cards. Whatever that happened to you is already in the past; you are still valuable and the earlier you start seeing this value, the better for you. A couple of weeks later I get an invitation to his private Instagram.
I was in awe, why would this person contact me? Finally he won the company and he claimed that he needs money to buy flight tickets from Syria to other safe countries to unlock his bank to transfer the wages back to the company as he made an agreement with it that he needs to pay back his wages.
A lot of good people are out there searching for love. We have only been talking for about a week, but as of right now I havent had anything like that happen and would like to know if it may be the same guy? He was smooth and got me to open up right away. Mother Australian Father French. Doing it to men too.
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Pls stop thinking that Africans or Nigerians are all scammers. Not everyone using online dating sites is looking for love. I met a guy who is a journalist working in Syria, recently he said he wants to quit his job due to the unrest situation but his media company does not allow him to do it, and he has lawsuit with that company. My husband recently passed away so I am vulnerable fight now. If you just met someone, and he suddenly has money problems and asks you for money, it could be a scam. Has anyone been scammed by a Lucas minter?
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Someone should spend to come home to you. Give but be wise. I just so happen to have one for 25 bucks and then I thought about it I thought you know I want to use it myself that made him very very angry. But i don't know why he can show me the proofs of his articles on the internet and s with law firm and bank, Can they be faked?
He also sent me a picture of a passport and says I am safe with him. Everyone deserves to be loved as much as they've loved. That happened to me too.
May I ask what it was he tried to scam? You cannot pay someone to love you. I wish there was a way to get him in trouble! I don't know why the company can pay his wages in lump sum, is it reasonable? In his Linkedin shows very impressive informations and looks a real one, worked at KBR. IG has very few post, acct name: markaustin not sure how they are able to take and spread those stolen photos. They ask you to:. If you have been scammed before, don't hate everybody.
The scammers transfer stolen money into the newand then tell their victims to wire the money out of the country. He is also in the Army and says he is stationed in Africa. Again, most of these scammers may be close to where you are and may want you to think they are far. I did ask exactly that on the second day.
And they tug at your heartstrings with made-up stories about how they need money — for emergencies, hospital bills, or travel. What made me think this is all legitimate is the deposit needed to be in cash and I was given a name and to deposit to Or so they say.
So stop sending money to people who claim they are in chains and want your money to unchain them so that they will come and love you. Be patient enough and look for them they might even find you first. They get on defensive quickly Ha I used my own iTunes card.
Mark Austin claims to be in Australia, has his own house in Houston, 1 son 11 yr old, 2 yrs widowed, no more family as all died. We have a handful of them here, yes, but most of us are hardworking people who hate hurting others. While it's true that some people get lucky by not getting hurt along the way, some get hurt.
He says he had to delete his Facebook due to military privacy. We only live to love and be loved. Why all of the tricks?
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They profess their love quickly. He told me he opened this for his fans to have one on one conversation and answer any questions. It is being harsh on yourself when you lay much blame on yourself for being deceived.
He has many pics and I've tried to do background and pic checks but I can't find anything. You are worth much more than that. He even has a linkedin that looks real and IG and multiple FBphotos looks all real but mostly old and will try to send them one by one on a case by case depending on the topic that you are talking just to get to know you and get your trust.
If you look at his IG he is very handsome and will fall in love with his smile I wished he was real. Piece of scum! He talked me into just anything would help.
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Scammers create fake online profiles using photos of other people — even stolen pictures of real military personnel. I believe that I am being scammed by someone posing as a celebrity.
Trust but be cautious. The God of love will surely put that sacred smile we long for on our faces. I don't know, he said he's from Canada and he's now asking USD for buying flight tickets, i told him to ask his friends or colleagues and he said his colleagues are kidnapped and his parents are all passed away, he seems to have no friends.
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He says he is a flight medic in Nigeria. Friend had these women asking for iTunes cards. Hi, I know this is 2 years later, but I am currently talking to a Lucas unsure of what his last name is that I met on a dating app. It's horrible going through your comments. Thanks to all these blogs and comments, though it is a bit late that i found this site, it is very helpful and made me aware the man i am chatting with is one of these scammers. I just started talking to this guy and luckily catfish is a show I like to watch because he just asked me for money because his leave from the military was granted and he needs to get home but is broke.
Unfortunately, online dating scams are all too common. Pls, be very careful and don't let your loneliness make you fall for someone who cannot catch you. Dear ladies, I pray you all smile real soon.