If you get involved in a scheme, you could lose money or personal information and get in legal trouble. There should be something they can do to investigate.
My scanmmer told me his name was Robert Foster and that he was a construction engineer with a daughter who was home schooled. Hello i am talking to a person, he said his name is terry Howell he has a son name leo that goes to school on Turkey.
And if the person’s online profile disappears a few days after they meet you, that’s another tip-off.
Here’s the real deal: Don’t send money to someone you met online — for any reason.
I'm not sure what to do or where to go about this.
He is also saying he will send pictures to my son's school.
Please report this to the FTC at ftc.gov/complaint.
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.
There may be tens of thousands of victims, and only a small fraction report it to the FTC. One guy, when I asked what he did for a living, he said I sell metal canned food. He is an African man who lived n LA but was doing "business" n Australia..
If this happens to you, please report it at ftc.gov/complaint — click on Scams and Rip-Offs, then select Romance Scams. Even at time if connecting I tried to do research in him but hit a brick wall.has a Facebook(I don't) but there is more of story and yes I totally understand how u feel but wanted to say u r not alone.ur head up,don't do ANYTHING u don't feel comfortable n doing Hi Ladies: I'm so sorry for your pain. If you notice only one pic or this person escalates his emotions quickly - even before meeting! True love comes from meeting the person face to face, learning about each other in broad daylight - not over the internet!!
If your online sweetheart asks for money, you can expect it’s a scam. I don't wanna leave him I found out he is saying the same thing to other woman. I need to know y they disappear on the week end please someone any one.
Unfortunately, online dating scams are all too common. Helen Christiana Terry is a name a scammer has stolen and is using it to extort money from men saying shes a nurse in Nigeria with UNICEF when I contacted UNICEF after she emailed me and I noticed poor english for a nursing student they told me she was a fraud she or whom ever is still using the emails to commit fraud Please, I think my so called boyfriend is a Nigerian scammer. Hello Melanie, I feel what ur going thru, I met someone in EH and his voice didn't match the pic but to find out neither was the pic.which came clean with but I still believed n him until he asked for my financial support.. I didn't send money and that changed the relationship.
He also ask me to get him 300 in i Tunes cards 3 100.00 i didnt do it Now hes asking me to send his son in Turkey a birthday gift to contact the schooland wire them 1200power station 5, he even gave me the schools email I think the same guy got to me. He was "orthopedic surgeon" working for United Nations in Syria and was a widower with a daughter in a Florida boarding school.