So you send money..rest assured the requests won’t stop there.
There will be more hardships that only you can help alleviate with your financial gifts.
I was at the airport waiting for him to arrive several times and he never showed. He was coming to see me but his crude oil shipment wouldn't ship because he had to pay insurance. Eventually he did ask if I would accept a check that a client owed him. I did think about it and said I would accept the check but I would not deposit it in my account. I went to the bank and asked them to check if it was legit.
They create fake profiles to build online relationships, and eventually convince people to send money in the name of love. Victims may be embarrassed to talk about their experiences, but you can help.A simple phone call, email or text, saying “Look what I just found” and sharing this information may make a difference in someone else’s life.It would be great if these could be generated in an easily printed format.I work at a credit union - and have member's falling for these types of scams regularly. The man who scammed me money three years ago, contact me again, he said he was sorry and will repay the money to me. My case was reported to police three years ago, but finally closed file by police for further investigation impossible.The chances of recovering your money are very slim.
One way to steer clear of these criminals altogether is to stick to online dating websites with nationally known reputations.
While the FBI and other federal partners work some of these cases—in particular those with a large number of victims or large dollar losses and/or those involving organized criminal groups—many are investigated by local and state authorities.
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He may also send you checks to cash since he’s out of the country and can’t cash them himself, or he may ask you to forward him a package. You were targeted by criminals, probably based on personal information you uploaded on dating or social media sites.
The pictures you were sent were most likely phony lifted from other websites.
I was scammed by a guy calling himself Peter Kaua Sullivan, my fiance.