I Found a Dating Scammer

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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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    :'(

    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

    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
    10 Responses Apr 22, 2009

    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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