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I Found a Dating Scammer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 18 People

    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 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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    :'(

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 am a 27 year old female and i am dating a 21 year old Indian American male.. His family is from India... He was born and raised here in the US.. He tells me he was not raised the...
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    In 2008 I was bored with Myspace and Facebook and had tried a site I had vaguely remembered by name. I had no clue what I was in for. It was like Facebook or Myspace on crack. I...
    SandyDandy1968 SandyDandy1968 46-50, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    Well I'm not necessarily dating this older guy yet, we're at the early stages of talking and getting to know one another. But the issue (of it's actually considered an issue) is...
    SincerelyLorissa SincerelyLorissa 18-21, F Apr 29

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    Gemma1990 Gemma1990 22-25, F 1 Response May 3

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    I joined EP a couple years ago after I left my husband. It was a scary time. I didn't think I would date again and honestly I really haven't. I did make several really good friends...
    ijustneed2talk ijustneed2talk 41-45, F 1 Response May 11

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    I met my boyfriend on tinder. Wow. I cannot believe I just wrote that. It's kind of surreal still--he's my boyfriend and I'm his girlfriend. It blows my mind sometimes. He...
    PseudoNymph PseudoNymph 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    sarahccaa sarahccaa 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    There are numerous older men in the world who are single and seeking someone special in their life. For all such men, AgeMeet.com has been created as a reliable online platform to...
    Janetccaa Janetccaa 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    smitha143 smitha143 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    harryyang1990 harryyang1990 22-25, M May 12

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    AgeLessWooCom AgeLessWooCom 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 28

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    I'm sick of getting hurt all the time by guys I was dating this really nice guy who has been my best friend for 5-6 years now..and all threw the time we knew each other we have...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Apr 30

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    I am 27 years old and Im dating a man who is 42. Not only is he much older than me but he is also white.I did not introduce him to my family until this past February. We were...
    auntwinnie auntwinnie 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I've thought about this everytime I have a crush for someone, where I wonder how my everyday life would be if I were dating them. based on what I see and hear from those around me...
    Sil833 Sil833 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Although some of you might not see this, I was wondering if you could give me advice or at least tell me what you think. I am in my junior year of high school and recently this...
    Girlinlove728 Girlinlove728 18-21, F 3 Responses May 8

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    No luck. Haven't found anyone interesting.
    blindangel92 blindangel92 22-25, F 1 Response May 9

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    I found a girl on here not naming the special one. But I am afraid I am messing up. The last thing I want to do is lose her. Idk what to do at this point but if I lost her I would...
    Fury1992 Fury1992 22-25, M May 13

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    I found my soulmate there. We are madly, deeply in love with each other.
    Seneya Seneya 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I can't figure out a way to tell my boyfriend about my diagnosis. Part of me needs to get it off my chest and tell him but the other part wants to keep it buried forever. Herpes...
    venusV244 venusV244 22-25, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Good morning Ep, last night I got a letter asking to talk a little about the crazy world of dating with a disability--now to be honest I'm hardly the guy to give any kind of dating...
    ChasingSuperman ChasingSuperman 26-30, M Apr 22

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    You know I hate when people say you only do online dating because you're ugly. Um excuse me, but did you morons ever think that it's hard to find someone in the real world...
    LonelyRollingStar LonelyRollingStar 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    Personally I find online dating as equal to real life dating. I used to have a girlfriend (bisexual) and we as the best online relationship. I loved her we were both very...
    EverPsycho EverPsycho 13-15, F May 13

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    I was dating a guy for two for a bit, it seemed he was more into me than I was into him. He was awesome and I was falling for him. First guy I have. Liked in a while. After a...
    ashder ashder 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    Recently have been separated from someone I've been dating for two years, out of the blue. She now treats me like I don't exist and sends me formal emails when she needs to talk to...
    AnonymousBacon AnonymousBacon 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 23

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    I'm really not. I am already in a relationship. I use EP to vent, or otherwise describe feelings I can't describe anywhere else. This is my outlet, kinda like how people use...
    sunatdawn214 sunatdawn214 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 23

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    this the. worst......I hate dating....everyone on there best behavior which is a lie
    girleve girleve 70+, F 1 Response Apr 25

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    Hello everyone! I have been dating a widower for almost 8 months now. Overall we have a great relationship and our children are crazy about each other, even his family likes me and...
    charity82 charity82 31-35, M 1 Response