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I Found a Dating Scammer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 21 People

    My Scammer Was Frank Baker

    He was really handsome, but in a quirky way, not model pretty. He was from New Zealand, or so he said. He never got around to asking for money, but we bonded quickly, mainly because they really know what they are doing. I am a very private and cautious person, yet we became very...
    imathinkin imathinkin 51-55, F 1 Response Feb 3, 2013

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    From Russia With Paypal

    on opening my email box sometimr last week i was surprised to see one labeled "your future girlfriend" so needless to say i didnt hesitate to read it. It was a lovely letter from a 25 y/o girl from russia telling me how she came accross my profile on some dating site...
    coldhands coldhands 31-35, M 14 Responses Nov 28, 2007

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    If Only It Was Real

    I met my online admirer, and he approached me in such a gentle manner, saying all the right things that a woman wants to hear. I started asking questions,and saw how he would totally avoid them. He started making arrangements for us, and when I didn't readily jump. the whole...
    chicare chicare 51-55, F 1 Response May 3, 2012

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    I Feel Like An Idiot

    Ok I got suckered in by a Danish guy who contacted me on my Myspace.  We started im and chatting.  Then we talked on the phone and I swooned over his accent.  Also he had a couple of really hot pics but never would get on cam.  After about two weeks he...
    grandlakeprincess62 grandlakeprincess62 46-50, F 12 Responses Apr 22, 2009

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    Still Absorbing The Facts

      Thank you for the feedback I got. It has been exactly a week today since I discovered that my online admirer was a scammer and all he was doing was playing a role once again with another clueless human. I still wake up with anxiety in the middle of the night and...
    goodbyemylover goodbyemylover 36-40, F 8 Responses Apr 3, 2010

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    Scammer Methods...I Hope This Helps

    The first thing they do is to try to get you to go to yahoo or gmail or one of those. They want your email, your ip address, your name, your phone number and your physical address. I looked up why they want all this...what they can do with it, and here is the info I found. I hope...
    imathinkin imathinkin 51-55, F 4 Responses Feb 3, 2013

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    :'(

    I dont know how long my post can be...but I know that I have  so much to say. I am still in shock at times from what has happen to me. I never heard of this type of scamming prior to my experience. It took only about a month and a half for me and my world to turn upside...
    goodbyemylover goodbyemylover 36-40, F 3 Responses Apr 2, 2010

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    I'm finding not one but more.

    Once they understand that your stupid to fall for the bullshit they disappear.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 1, 2015

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    Hello,I've tried a couple of dating sites,and I'm not at all impressed,nobody is who they say they are. I guess I should of realised this, the people I know who use these sites are...
    deg1965 deg1965 46-50, M 19 hrs ago

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    I ain't here for dating! Please stop messaging me for role play , sex chats, or even ask for naked pics. For goodness sake find a suitable website for that.
    mabuhayka mabuhayka 31-35, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Well honestly when I found EP by accident looking for like a dating website or something like that for people with Cerebral Palsy like myself and I found EP. I don't even remember...
    HELLONWHEELZZ HELLONWHEELZZ 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Well honestly when I found EP by accident looking for like a dating website or something like that for people with Cerebral Palsy like myself and I found EP. I don't even remember...
    HELLONWHEELZZ HELLONWHEELZZ 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Internet dating is Like any thing else , kiss method keep .it .simple .stupid .. Anything you won't do in realtime don't do on FaceTime ,alway remember image is everything...
    Prettibrowngirl Prettibrowngirl 70+, F 3 days ago

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    Some people would not consider dating someone of another culture, not because they aren't attracted to them or that their social class may be an issue but because they are afraid...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    There are many aspects to the initial dating universe that has become more of a nuisance than good for men with good intentions for a relationship. One in particular that really...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 4 days ago

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    I will admit it openly one of the pet peeves I have for the dating universe is when a woman is no longer in her physical prime been through every horrifying relationship imaginable...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Ugh. Not even dating, more like 3 early hookups and then months of bullshit pen-pallery (living 2 hrs apart is a significant hurdle to getting together often, still almost a full...
    HelenTarnation HelenTarnation 41-45, F 11 Responses 4 days ago

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    but it can be used like one can it not? Actually I have a friend who found their mate on EP. Person was probably just lucky! All the dating sites that I joined tend to...
    aquarius3 aquarius3 66-70 4 days ago

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    I AM NOT HERE FOR DATING OR FLIRTING OR FLIRTING OR DATING! THE END.
    Kornisone Kornisone 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    How did you find out that santa Claus isn't real?(sorry for any people or little kids who until just now believed in santa Claus) I found out that santa Claus isn't real when I was...
    LittleBroDillion LittleBroDillion 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    you think you suck at dating!? Check out his faillll. Day 9 - A Java Rejection https://youtube.com/?reload=7&rdm=1vq2016vm#/watch?v=ip8IUV-Svz8
    RedChaplin RedChaplin 22-25, M a week ago

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    Right, so I went to Ghana this December and I was introduced to this guy by my friends husband, however this guy is 40 and I am only 26. he has three kids and no longer has a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses a week ago

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    Im in serious need of dating help
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 3

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    I need help, I started dating this guy who's black, we've been friends forever. My parents don't approve, it's really hard because I don't want to disrespect my parents but at the...
    kpool88 kpool88 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 2

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    I am here asking for advice, I met my twin flame through work. Both of us females & bisexual - she had a girlfriend, I had a boyfriend. I could tell you the full back story of how...
    Tan4190 Tan4190 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    Felisa58 is a scammer. She moved really quick, trying to get $200 for her daughter's birthday.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 1

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    Im dating a woman. I pay for everything. Now she wants me to pay for her and her friends too. Why do women play me for a trick...
    xIcexColdx xIcexColdx 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    I've found my zen. I have reached online dating nirvana... When I look through all the profiles and I notice how many girls I find myself attracted too. And not just like, oh...
    thenicholasexperience thenicholasexperience 31-35, M Jan 31

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    I found her and she found me. Having gone through more than any one person deserves to go through, you really are sometimes in such disbelief when good things actually happen to...
    HerTrueKing HerTrueKing 22-25, M Jan 29

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    So I was starting to enjoy this site, lots of interesting people but the one thing I LOVE about this site is, you can be yourself and find people that are alike and majority of the...
    MONSTERxSiZED MONSTERxSiZED 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 27

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    For ***** ‘n giggles of it, I compiled only ‘some’ of the dating questions I would now ask at this point in my life. These questions are rhetorical here. I could come up with...
    OlivePhire OlivePhire 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    I've been texting with a guy I used to go to school with. It's been 6 1/2 months now and I thought he was beginning to like me... flirting and such. But twice now he's suggested we...
    vickie8669 vickie8669 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    I've recently asked a question about what you would like online dating to be like. Please visit my page and look for the post just below this one. We are doing a lot of...
    thenicholasexperience thenicholasexperience 31-35, M Jan 26

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    I just recently signed back up. I don't think it takes very long before you want to delete and go back into the real world only. I hear a lot of complaints from guys and I hear a...
    thenicholasexperience thenicholasexperience 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 26

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    Oh yeah, I tried it alright. I've had a gut I figured out the demographics and income level. It almost in desperation for survival. I met more single fathers that were granted...
    laceset34 laceset34 36-40, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    after my experience with online dating I decided to give it up...
    Navae Navae 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I'm going on a date today. With a guy I met on a dating site.
    kuroijukai kuroijukai 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    Sorry guys, but I'm going to be posting a lot of love related posts, so either unfriend me or go along with it. So I thought I found the one. Perhaps it was because I was hoping...
    AngelAmongClouds AngelAmongClouds 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    Sometimes when you meet someone, you just KNOW. I always thought I knew what love was and that I'd found my soul mate in my first love and that even though we'd tried for 5 years...
    asteriai asteriai 22-25, F Jan 25

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    the only place a lot of people are going to experience that perfect relationship is in their minds fantasizing. there's so many men and women today who are under the impression...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 24

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    Tinder,Skout,POF..are similar. (I still have keep Okcupid cos at least i've met two guys on this site in a six months.ZERO on other sites) In my case,i couldn't find a guy who...
    babyblueeee babyblueeee 31-35, F 10 Responses Jan 24

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