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I Found a Dating Scammer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 18 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    :'(

    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

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    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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    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 3 Responses Feb 3, 2013

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    Related Experiences

    If you see one scam you seen them all. I'm usually aware from so much experiences with them. If you know met w One scammer you can see a pattern in the next. These people are...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 28

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    There are so many scammers approaching me on EP they seem to all have the same patterns and you have one you have them all. Like telemarketers they work in groups. The romance...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 2

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    Hey all I want to share my experiences of dating a widower........ When I found out the man I was talking to was a widower I have to admit I was scared I wasn't strong enough and...
    Becky1711 Becky1711 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    When I was 19 I met this Indian American guy online. He was supposedly 22 at that time. We were really just friends in the beginning. However slowly we started falling in love. He...
    thisisparadise thisisparadise 22-25, F Mar 22

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    I do know one or two couples who met through dating agencies of one sort or another (internet or not), but generally I regard them as cynical and parasitical. If you are unable to...
    Perspicares Perspicares 61-65, M 2 Responses Mar 28

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    Herpes dating sites cater for people with genital herpes . When two people suffering from herpes date, it is obviously much safer as there is no worry about transmitting anything...
    smitha143 smitha143 26-30, F Mar 23

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    I was searching for awhile and I Finally found him on Facebook! I send him a message and waited for Lee to reply back! Lee send me a message and he does remember me. It was Late...
    Ligergirl Ligergirl 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I have been to numerous dating sites, trying to take chances of finding a man to be in a romantic relationship with or even just a friendly one, because I do believe that long...
    nbsbgal nbsbgal 22-25, F Mar 30

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    I recently found out my guy is a crossdresser. It took me completely by surprise, lots of crying and confusion. Because I love him I chose to stay. He only wears womens bra and...
    georgetta1994 georgetta1994 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 7

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    I'm not really into the whole gay scene that much when it comes to bars, nightclubs or even Starbucks that much (best friend took me once to find people to talk to; so many snobby...
    jamie1292 jamie1292 22-25, M Mar 22

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    I met a guy on an online dating app called scout and we had an incredible connection. We used to message back and forth. After a while we decided to talk on skype. Our video chat...
    itsmeagaim itsmeagaim 22-25, F Mar 23

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    I think I need to either stop dating entirely. Or stop dating smart,educated women. Cause deep intellectual conversations seem to end badly. My beliefs and opinions are strong and...
    pecos666 pecos666 36-40, M Mar 29

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    I never thought I'd still be dating at this stage in my life. I was supposed to be settled down by now with a husband, white picket fence, 2.5 kids and a dog. And I still hate...
    CAgrlnGA CAgrlnGA 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    There is something I need to get of my chest and I suppose that's what this is all about. I "met" this guy through a very popular online site recently.. Wow. He seemed perfect...
    wingofthebutterfly wingofthebutterfly 46-50, F 10 Responses Apr 5

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    In the course of dating smokers, I find the majority on smokers dating sites are women who started their cigarette habit in their teens and 20s. But not all. It seems while smoking...
    Freekorps Freekorps 56-60, M a week ago

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    I am not now dating a widower. After 11 years I got tired of feeling like I was dating a married man ... just one with a wife in the grave. He was good to me overall. His family...
    FoolForElevenYears FoolForElevenYears 51-55, F a week ago

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    So, I'm a freshmen in college, and am currently dating a black guy, I am white myself. Now, my whole family is against this, but since I was a freshmen in high school my parents...
    CollegeStudent9396 CollegeStudent9396 18-21 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I was against it for a long time and I thought it was stupid. I should have just maintained that opinion. there are great guys out there but Tinder, etc has made it that nobody...
    pinktulips29 pinktulips29 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 22

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    So we chat up random people about random things that don't even matter. There's so many different meet up and dating apps. So many of the people on there I won't remember a month...
    alyssakayart alyssakayart 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    I've been dating my widower for over three years, and the late wife has been gone for nearly seven. We even moved in together because he said that he wanted to spend the rest of...
    nevereverenough nevereverenough 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    What do you think of meeting someone off an online dating site?
    michellerozsa michellerozsa 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 26

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    Guys tell me if there was a girl you haven't slept with yet but you want to really bad after 3 months of casual dating but you have been sincere with her telling her you are not...
    syntheticrhyme syntheticrhyme 46-50, F 2 Responses Mar 30

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    Online dating makes me feel like **** sometimes. If I message someone who I find cute, or not necessarily extremely attractive but not horrible, they'll message me for a little...
    idontknow2658 idontknow2658 18-21, M 2 Responses Apr 1

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    your stupid and perverted and can't use grammar if you think this experience has anything to do with oral. it means the person is really bad at dating!!
    darkprinsus darkprinsus 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 7

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    this dating thing is mystery. Most of the over 40 are newly divorced & have the residue of the previous relationship. Not having a clue of letting go
    girleve girleve 70+, F 1 Response Apr 11

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    If I wanted to date, I'd go on an actual dating site.
    PinkChocolate00 PinkChocolate00 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 12

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    I have never enjoy the date world and I thought that I am still in this world. I have dream that I would be marry with some kids at my age but I am still single. I hate dating...
    AZraven AZraven 36-40, M Apr 12

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    So how do you exactly know if you're ready to date someone? like, you're not just being desperate... if you go looking for a potential date, does that mean, you are being...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    So is it possible to find the love of your life online or through a dating app?
    coraimaal coraimaal 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I'm one of those people that thinks meeting people and dating sounds really fun, but I'm also one of those people that's terrified by social interaction with people I don't know.
    BroguesAndJeans BroguesAndJeans 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    What does it really mean to be soul mates? I believe I have found him. We've known each other for years, our paths crossing with the potential for love twice before. But this...
    queennaji queennaji 18-21, F Mar 31

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    My ex was my first love. As first loves go, I envisioned marrying this guy and having his kid. It took me years to get over the relationship. It took me forever to get over it...
    LARINgitisEx LARINgitisEx 26-30, F Apr 3

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    I don't know if anyone is actually actively following my experiences, but I just wanted to update you all on my current situation. I've been really happy lately. I'm glad I decided...
    aelizabeth3300 aelizabeth3300 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    I was on omegle one night using the text chat. After multiple short conversations with people not interested in the same things, I stumbled upon a wonderful and kind godly man. He...
    cozy111 cozy111 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 8

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