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I Found a Dating Scammer

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 19 People

    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 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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    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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    TO EVERYONE In this site: BEWARE OF SCAMMERS. There are some people that are using FAKE US MILITARY PICTURES FOR FRAUD. WATCH OUT ESPECIALLY LADIES AROUND.
    jenjen009 jenjen009 36-40, F 16 Responses 13 hrs ago

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    My friend took control of my profile so that she could see what it's like for a guy like me on dating sites. Now she knows just how pointless it is for me to use dating sites. I...
    Spyro93 Spyro93 18-21, M 18 hrs ago

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    some say science says God does not exist ,,nothing could be further from the truth ,,,,so I hope this helps some ,,it blessed me I Am a Strong Believer In God “The question of...
    rckt148 rckt148 56-60, M 1 day ago

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    I'm so glad I'm not the only one. I thought there was something wrong with me. It's a nice construct but my dating experience has been so lackluster I'd rather read and spend time...
    chlopo chlopo 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I am dating again :) An 18 year old gothic girl who is just irresistible. We both love each other more than words can describe. I'm taking her out tonight.
    LustyAnon LustyAnon 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    My Twin Flame Story My story begins in 2008, I was working at an ice cream shop and it was the second summer I worked there. One day I came in to work and saw this girl there...
    Jman5566 Jman5566 26-30, M 1 Response 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...
    earthlingcc11 earthlingcc11 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have been dating a married man for about 2 weeks now. His wife is not nice. She has said that she don't ever want him to be happy. she is out of state right now and he is happy...
    deseret deseret 26-30, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    honestly I've heard the stories of ppl falling in love from these dating sites and good for them but to me it's a big bowl oc BS. I am on match and 95% of the guys on there say...
    shadyshadow shadyshadow 36-40, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    pls just go jak off to some bollywood flik. im strictly convrrsation, homes, joe, dude, b, son, god, black. nobody wants to c ur pics or send u pics. i dnt have romantic...
    spinsterC spinsterC 41-45, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I accidentally found this website because I wanted to find some interesting stories on the internet but I found ep and then fell in love with it
    DreamFutureStar2000 DreamFutureStar2000 13-15, M 6 days ago

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    To be honest, I get bored with my relationships quite easily. Ever since my first heart break, I haven't had a stable romance. I "fall in love"100% and fall out of lust 100%, too...
    calimaki123 calimaki123 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    Online dating Is so fricken frustrating. All these people claiming in there profiles to be these cool genuine loving people and they say "message me :)", "ask if you want to know...
    jhns1029 jhns1029 22-25, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I'm not here to have online sex or online dating. I am happy being single. So please dont message me and asking me to have "sex" with you. I dont meet up with people who I dont...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T a week ago

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    I will not entertain or tolerate any attempts at dating or revealing my identity in any way. I'm here to anonymously share my thoughts and feelings. That is ALL.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 27

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    I think I have found my split and it's so surreal. She has my hands, my feet, my body frame, I connected eyes with her in our first meeting and it was a done deal. I found her...
    AFlint11 AFlint11 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    I'm still trying online dating and find it really hard.
    kuroijukai kuroijukai 26-30, F 4 Responses Aug 27

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    I tried on line dating but got looked at strangely sitting with my lap top in a movie theater. It really got weird when I put my arm around it and went in for that first kiss....
    thebustierthebetter thebustierthebetter 46-50, M 2 Responses Aug 27

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    As I age, and as I talk with women, I find myself no longer interested in dating, sex, anything. It's not full on mysogeny, but a general distain for the attitudes and conflicting...
    Deepressed Deepressed 51-55, M Aug 26

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    I would like to think that I found my soulmate but I really don't know anymore I love him with all my heart but I don't know if I can spend the rest of my life with him especially...
    Clb037 Clb037 18-21 Aug 25

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    Anyone who has crafted a message on OkCupid knows that online dating is still a very unnatural act. You scan the stranger's profile, wittily riff off of their listed interests...
    rsfindley77 rsfindley77 36-40, M Aug 25

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    I prefer dating older men because they are more mature and not childish like guys my age. older guys are so much easier to talk to and they almost understand everything that I go...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Aug 23

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    I never take it personal anymore when a woman doesn't respond to my message on social media or accept my friend request. not that I'm implying I'm the greatest man on earth or that...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    I don't..I'm just curious to read peoples dating advice here,hence me joining this group.
    simpleandpossible simpleandpossible 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    A new friend of mine recently loaned me a few of her cds regarding dating, marriage and relationships from a Catholic perspective. Although I didn't see much differences from the...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 19

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    I found this site through facebook. found a lot of people that liked what I did. now I kinda don't like the site anymore because it's so censored and if you write a story and...
    RavenRena17 RavenRena17 18-21, F 10 Responses Aug 19

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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...
    alicacc11 alicacc11 26-30, F Aug 19

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    I finally found the one...i love you baby, you make me smile and laugh and helped me out with my struggle today. TheGoth20 i will always love you, when we first started talking i...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 19

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    Need some advice. I haven't dated in awhile but my friend is trying to hook me up with someone. He doesn't necessarily have the greatest looks but he seems to be super sweet. I...
    TheQuietOne92 TheQuietOne92 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    Not a lot of people will acknowledge this. And that's okay. But I found Him when I realized that there was a reason that all of my suicide attempts and overdoses and other crap...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 15

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    I've been dating my boyfriend for almost 10 months, we starting dating quite fast after we met. Now I wants to get our friendship bond stronger. I asked if he wanted to break-up...
    IbelithLP IbelithLP 36-40, F Aug 15

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    What are your thoughts about internet dating? I tried it before and hated it. I'm thinking about giving it another shot, but I probably won't. I just think it's so much better to...
    musicman99 musicman99 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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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...
    allisoncc11 allisoncc11 26-30, F Aug 13

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