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.always excuses but I believed for so long as he promised to pay me back all money was sent via both moneygram and western union. I got so called emails from her they're both gone. I am getting counseling and have to let them all in God's Hands for judgement. This woman named Alina Baura she told me she makes 230,000 a year as an engineer and she needs me to help her with antiques crafts and paintings the shipping cost is 941.00 dollars and i ask her how much she haves she said she has 46,000 on her right now. After he was in Nigeria he claimed he was robbed so I sent him 00 and then he turned around and asked for 00 a couple of weeks later. I am also fearful I will be in trouble with the police... On any given day, there are approximately 20 men named Huffman Albert Gibson listed on facebook! Got me off the website quickly and began romancing the stone in his third email to me . He gave me the email address for the attorney so i can contact him about sending the money. They have me so scared that they are really here I call the cops several times a day, I keep getting told its a scam and the SOB's are in S. I have changed my # and 3 days later he was calling me again. You say someone is threatening you and your daughter over the phone and email. he said I am the real person my identity was stolen. 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... I met him in waplog site and continue our courting in fb then invite me to make an account in gmail, he told me he's a commanding general in us army and was assigned in Afghanistan, his wife died in a fatal accident and had a 14yrs old son studying in boarding school,to make the story short we became boyfriend and girlfriend promising me a bright future.
Once he completes the job he will get an additional $220,000. I am also afraid to report if this is a big ring operation. Out of all of them, only one shows friends - the rest have their friend list blocked. I could smell the scam when I couldn't find him living in Lauderdale in his house he owned. You can block them on your phone, email and social media. 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.
He has a normal routine and I know exactly when I am going to hear from him each morning. He said his name is Michael Williams which is very common. I just found out the guy I have been sending money to is 100% fraud. Can someone tell me if the police or FBI can do something? I asked him so many questions and got little answers. But I have still be very much scammed as far as it sounds from this site. I really thought I had my guard up enough to catch such a game. If you think you are in immediate danger, call 911. I was convinced it was a scam and when he sent his financial security officers info it was even worse.
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.. Often the scammer claims he has money, but can't get to it right now because of a problem with his bank or business. Heis a doctor that works in the huminatarian service in United nation base in Syria He scammed me thousands of dollars. did you use viber with him He is a liar and to not talk to him. He was in Syria the first 2 months we corresponded and now he is in Belgium. Told me a story about his late wife getting killed in an accident four years ago.
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!! Here are some warning signs that an online love interest might be a fake. I am a nurse and he even does not know terms in medical vocabulary . His mame is Wilhelm gerhard Krumwiede do not talk to this guy! He Asked me to opened a chase account for him using my name. His supposedly daughter emailed says she needs $500 to go on a trip to Africa.
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. I too was corresponding with a UN MD working in Syria, fled to Turkey. Immediately took off the app on my tablet and deleted him from Facebook. I feel alone and like no one in our government cares. He claims to be from Orlando FL and has a Orlando phone number. I can see all the signs of a scam but because I fell inlove with him I don't want to believe that my guy is a scammer. He said he owed $1,000 left in fee's to pay then he gets it. This time I refused, I won't give in they keep saying they have plans for us and are waiting till Friday Sept 30th. HELP We're a group of volunteers and starting a new scheme in our community.
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 my scammer I met on OKC R Cudney if that is even his name. He was currently working in Israel finishing up a project. They are evil in reality once they got the money they want they will stop talking and chatting with you. They are all scammers with an ugly faces behind the pictures he is sending to you. to the point that I have to cut off some of my bills and luxuries in life. He hit me up for taxes on the money 3 times, it came from S Africa. He is supposed to be getting eight and a half million. OMG All hell broke loose, He has been calling, texting and emailing me. He said if I don't pay the money on the 1st so he can get his money he is going to have us killed. They say we are going to suffer for not sending our money then they will kill us. son was in accident needs surgery and help to get him home. Your website offered us with valuable information to work on. I was involved with this kind of man he won't stop asking large amount of money until all money is gone.
I never met him, but I will leave him in the hands of the good Lord! I was scammed by a guy Wilhelm Gerhard Krumwiede They have different stories some times the same person. Maybe if you can share his pictures to me we might have the same guy. Last week we spent 3 hours there waiting to talk to someone.
He uses Wells fargo and Bank of America so i have all the records of the transactions and the address of his contact here in the US maybe the police can raid that house and maybe the police can catch them. We have the same situation and I understand how you feel. He claimed to be stranded at our airport for 4 months now. I keep trying to call it quits but he won't let me. Last month I got a credit card in the mail with a ,000 credit limit on it so they know our address. They wanted me to buy 10 0 cell phones Apple s6. That cop wouldn't hardly give us a chance to say anything. The cops have been here two nights this week to talk to us.
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.