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kat 222488 and shelley uk
well done! people be warned!
tita and elle
run do not get involved
do not give them your number or email as they will keep hounding you
if you have I suggest you change it now!
yes im changing it today.. because my phone bill came so high!!! from receiving texts ..he ruined my life now thanks to him I can not do banking with any bank due to fake check he deposited...I cant believe it
Wow this is Crazy. Well I met a guy off of a website and he was very attractive and from California. His Name Is Steve Jack... My dad said NEVER trust a man with two first names. This guy and I have been texting for a few days and he told me that he was a Civil Engineer working on a project for Lagos Africa and that he wanted to send ME $3000 and he would pay back my loan. He had me apply for the loan on a website whiteloansafrica.hpage.com. Again I was skeptical but I applied for the loan, under my name and put his name as the guarantor person that pays back the loan. He texts me over and over asking me if I had gotten approved and to check my spam folder. I got the email and it stated that Steve Jack would be the guarantor to pay back the loan and all I had to do is send $260 fee and I would get my $3000. Steve told me to western union the money and use these stupid password and answers "Pet, Cat" Lol. Guys I'm 19 Years old and VERY attractive But I am NOT Naïve ! I said "Steve I don't have $260" He Then told me that he would put up his LAST $160 and all I have to do is put up 100 & when I receive the $3000 to just send him his $160 back. I said Steve if you only have a $160 To Your Name, Why The Fuck Are You Giving Trying To Give Me a $3000 LOAN ! So i'm learning to avoid signs like "Civil Engineer" "One Daughter" "QUICK LOAN" "AFRICA" & All the other bullshit ! & guys this happened these last THREE days.
Beentheredonethat part of the problem is these scammers create a profile on the dating website stating that they live in the USA, Canada, Australia and other countries to begin the online relationship. Then when the relationship is established and the victim is interested and falling for the scammer the dynamic changes and the scammer creates a story that "he" or "she" is leaving on a "trip" to Africa usually for business but in my friend's case was for a "vacation". This takes place before a meeting can take place.
After the communication changes to being from Africa often from Accra Ghana or Lagos Nigeria and this is when the urgencies for money begin.
The victim is (as was suggested to me) invested emotionally in the scammer and will make the money investment in their future "life partner" without question. Which often continues until either the victim runs out of money, realizes the scam on their own, or is forced to acknowledge the scam by family and friends start taking an interest. From my experience it is really difficult for the victim to admit they have been scammed.
However as more people are learning about the romance scammers it is becoming less of an embarrassment to the victim and more education of safety on the internet is being shared.
That education is really the key to combating these scammers.
That said the truth is if you are internet dating stick to someone that is in your area and is looking to meet in a short time and no feelings of love are expressed until after meeting in person. If the person you are talking to cannot meet and are making plans for a visit to another country especially Africa it is time to end it. In addition to this any request for money no matter how small is never to be sent to someone you do not know personally...no exception.
Stop communication immediately if money or travel is suggested before meeting in person.