Not everyone using online dating sites is looking for love. As if all that isn’t bad enough, romance scammers are now involving their victims in online bank fraud. We have the same situation and I understand how you feel. He claimed to be stranded at our airport for 4 months now. I keep trying to call it quits but he won't let me. Last month I got a credit card in the mail with a ,000 credit limit on it so they know our address. They wanted me to buy 10 0 cell phones Apple s6. That cop wouldn't hardly give us a chance to say anything. The cops have been here two nights this week to talk to us.
Scammers create fake online profiles using photos of other people — even stolen pictures of real military personnel. And they tug at your heartstrings with made-up stories about how they need money — for emergencies, hospital bills, or travel. Here’s how it works: The scammers set up dating profiles to meet potential victims. I was just recently scammed by a fake US Army soldier Name Frank Edward base in Syria. I have to keep paying for him to stay there each month. He claims to still be at the airport with my money. Before when we would refuse to send them money they acted psycho but as soon as I gave in and agreed to send them the money, they were nice again. Every time they picked up the money gram they demanded more.
O'Brien says the story used to part the victim with her money in this situation was quite typical.
"He passed himself off as a civil engineer working in China working on various projects and he was traveling a lot..needed money for funding projects," said O'Brien.
RCMP say an elderly Nanaimo woman was robbed of 0,000 in an online dating scam.
Police say the woman signed up on soon after she was widowed and began exchanging emails, texts and phone calls with a man who claimed to be a civil engineer working in China.
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