Here’s the real deal: Don’t send money to someone you met online — for any reason. Says hes German born, dead parents, a son in England. 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 think this guy has been scamming me.If your online sweetheart asks for money, you can expect it’s a scam. The accent is more like a Nigerian who attended British schools. same story about being an electrical engineer and had to go to cape town Africa for work said he will return in 2 weeks.Here are some warning signs that an online love interest might be a fake.They ask you to: Did you know you can do an image search of your love interest’s photo in your favorite search engine?Alternatively they may prey on your sympathies, telling you a family member or someone else they are responsible for is ill and they need money for medical treatment.Once you send them money, the fraudsters will keep coming back and invent new reasons to send them more.It can be embarrassing to feel tricked into thinking you’ve formed a relationship online, but if you tell us we can take a report in confidence.
After they form a “relationship,” they come up with reasons to ask their love interest to set up a new bank account.
The con artist, apparently based in the United Arab Emirates, used the images to create a fake account in the name of “Fred Aldrich,” then posed as a U. airman to woo women overseas and trick them into sending money.
Online military romance scams are so commonplace that military officials have posted warnings to civilians not to fall for them. CID receives hundreds of allegations a month from victims of people they met online who claimed to be soldiers, according to a warning on the CID website.
His mistake had opened the door to scammers in Pakistan and Nigeria to steal his photos. I’m really ashamed what happen to me, because everybody knows about our relation and everybody knows that we are planning to go [to the Philippines] soon.” Aldrich said the con artist pretended he had been deployed to Afghanistan, posting comments and news clips from the war-torn country.
Last month, Scar made public a Facebook album of fake profiles and hopes it can help combat the scams. based in Iran and started to tell some story about his life,” she told Stars and Stripes via text message. She created doctored pictures of the pair, drew his portrait and planned to return home to the Philippines with him after eight years of working overseas. “You could see other women commenting on his posts and saying they hope he is OK,” he said.