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I Found a Dating Scammer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 16 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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    :'(

    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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Feb 3, 2013

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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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    nigerianigbo nigerianigbo 16-17 2 Responses Sep 27

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    Online dating has proved an epic failure for me. I've met probably 15/20 men off dating sites over the past couple years when I've been in between relationships. They have almost...
    theirthere theirthere 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    I'm here for dating. In the past people have said this isn't a dating website well it can be if you want it to be. That's what I love about EP it's what you make it by adding...
    JonnyBurrows10 JonnyBurrows10 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    BeautifulPeople.com How does it work? This online dating site does exactly what it says on the tin and only people deemed beautiful enough will be allowed to join. To become a...
    AgentSickler AgentSickler 18-21, M 5 hrs ago

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    One of my Friends came Up to Me and said "OMFG, Preston is dating Amanda and she isn't even pretty, ew,," Can I just say I hate when people do that? Dating isn't about looks, it...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 4 Responses Sep 20

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    I don't know how I found myself in this situation. I always disliked girls that involved themselves with men who were in relationships/married...but here I am. I feel like the...
    Bunny808 Bunny808 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 22

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    Me And this guy dated fo me and this guy I dated for 5 months. He dumped me on my birthday and two days away from our 7 month anniversary. I don't know why everything was perfect...
    LostLover3321 LostLover3321 13-15, F Sep 25

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    www.cougardatingnow.com is the best sugar momma dating site for sugar mommas to date younger men. Sugar Mamas are a rarity in our culture but we are breaking the door wide open and...
    MaggieJohn MaggieJohn 26-30, M 1 Response Sep 26

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    It's not really a date. Well, I'm so into this guy a year ago he just got his doc license. Then we had casual sex. I barely knew him then but the more I got to know him the more I...
    midnightmiss midnightmiss 26-30, F Oct 5

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    It seems like I suck at dating. My friend keeps telling me that I should stop dating but how do you do that when there's a new guy you have interest in who has interest in you. It...
    scarredxafraid scarredxafraid 16-17, F Oct 8

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    Just how many times do you contact them before you call it quits? And what do you do when someone tells you they’re too busy to see you and you catch them out and about on www...
    MaggieJohn MaggieJohn 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    Been on and off pof for 2 years. I have been pretty good at choosing who to actually meet. A few frogs have hopped in but not many get past the screening phase. I have met some...
    prettyjj prettyjj 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Mature women looking for younger man is a trend in future. www.HotCougarsDating.com is the hottest dating site for Younger Men & Older Women. It is the premier cougar dating site...
    MaggieJohn MaggieJohn 26-30, M 3 days ago

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    "Free dating site" Sign up. First page says to pay to continue. They already got your email.... Or those other sites where you must pay to use advanced search or message or...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 1 day ago

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    I wrote this up to show how pathetic these profiles are and what I would respond if I had the guts: Mr.Catch of the year (50 years old) On a typical Friday night I am No...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    My name is Maryann and I met my husband Johnny in online dating website ♥ over50kiss . com ♥ His profile looked promising, even though he was 100 miles away, so after...
    christinajames christinajames 41-45 Sep 20

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    I've had a lot of success and quite a lot of badluck with online dating. I remember joining POF and met some real doozeys. The first guy was great but had to meet a day after...
    heyitsabike heyitsabike 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 20

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    I am here for dating.i want to Find a OPEN mind girl:)
    Razvan2014 Razvan2014 22-25, M Sep 20

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    And now I am living with someone. ;) Life does get better. And, it's not just all about the sex - that is true. Sex, or lack of it, was just a symptom of dysfunctions across...
    awakeforthedancechecksin awakeforthedancechecksin 36-40, F 4 Responses Sep 22

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    I'm dating my ex's best friend......and my ex hates me.....
    RavenEP RavenEP 16-17, T 1 Response Sep 25

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    I swear, this has been the most pathetic run of dates... I meet these men, spend lots of time creating a relationship of just friends even.. and then when it is time to get...
    WendyBlabs WendyBlabs 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    I'm not here for dating ok.... I've just gotten out of a realationship so I ain't even ready to date or be in a relationship.... And honestly i never will be ready to
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    AaronsGirl9112 AaronsGirl9112 16-17, F Oct 1

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    Tried christiancafe. Got rejections for being too young. Or just got ignored. Guys that seemed ok ignored me as well or haven't been online in a long time. Then my trial expired...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    Bug off, this isn't a dating website. Leave me alone.
    bombchu bombchu 22-25, F Oct 3

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    My boyfriend and I have been dating 1.5 years. His divorce is taking almost 3. His ex has banned my from his kid's life. Has anyone had this happen? How do you make it work? I feel...
    lost2727 lost2727 36-40 Oct 4

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    I think so because the guys around my age ignore me and the messages I send them. Instead i get older men contacting me....i didnt want that. Once i did get a meet up date with...
    redphoenix02 redphoenix02 22-25, F 3 Responses